Dr. John Wilson Martin House, Warren, Bradley County

The Dr. John Wilson Martin House at 200 Ash Street in Warren was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 27, 1990: Summary The Dr. John Wilson Martin House is both the oldest known standing residence in the city of Warren and the best surviving example of the vernacular interpretations of the Greek Revival that were far more common in the Arkansas…

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AHPP to Hold Cemetery Preservation Lecture in Jasper

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present “Bringing It Back: Basic Cemetery Maintenance” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, at the Newton County Library in Jasper, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today. AHPP Special Projects Historian Holly Hope will offer information on cleaning and documenting gravestones, as well as safety, repair and straightening techniques, materials and tools, and landscaping issues. She also will…

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Texarkana National Register of Historic Places – Part 1

Main Street Arkansas Plans May 6 Fort Smith Training Session

LITTLE ROCK—Main Street Arkansas will hold a free training session from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in the eighth-floor boardroom of First National Bank at 602 Garrison Avenue in Fort Smith, Main Street Arkansas Director Greg Phillips announced today. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. Todd Barman, principal for Barman Development Strategies, LLC, will lead…

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LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s next “Sandwiching in History” tour will visit the Columbus Owen O’Kelley House at 413 West 5th Street in North Little Rock at noon on Friday, May 2, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today. Located in the Argenta Historic District, the Columbus Owen O’Kelley House is an American Foursquare built in 1919 by O’Kelley, a timekeeper for the Missouri Pacific…

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