The Crossett Post Office at Crossett in Ashley County County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 8, 2003. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. SUMMARY The Crossett Post Office located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Main and Second Streets in Crossett, Arkansas, is being nominated to the National Register of Historic…

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Sandwiching in History to Visit Old NLR Post Office

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s next “Sandwiching in History” tour will visit the old North Little Rock Post Office at 420 Main Street in North Little Rock at noon on Friday, August 1, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today. The North Little Rock Post Office was built in 1931-1932 and was the city’s first stand-alone post office building. From 1905 to 1931, a city…

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A.M. Bohnert Rice Plantation Pump #2 Engine, Gillett, Arkansas County

The A.M. Bohnert Rice Plantation Pump #2 Engine at Gillett in Arkansas County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 23, 2010. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. SUMMARY The A. M. Bohnert Rice Plantation Pump #2 Engine is being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places with local significance under Criterion C for…

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AHPP Awards More Than $2 Million in Grants

LITTLE ROCK—Governor Mike Beebe announced today that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $2,043,454 in grants for projects in 33 Arkansas counties through its County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant, Historic Preservation Revitalization Grant, Certified Local Government Subgrant and Main Street Downtown Revitalization Grant programs. Ten counties shared $1,212,656 in County Courthouse Restoration Subgrants, which are financed through…

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The Ebenezer Campground near Center Point in Howard County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 26, 1976. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE Like the Chautauqua, the religious camp meeting is rapidly fading into the American past. The camp grounds on which these meetings were held each summer are also disappearing…

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