Catherine Barrier Joins AHPP Staff as CLG Coordinator

Catherine Barrier, Certified Local Government Coordinator

Catherine Barrier has joined the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program as Certified Local Government Coordinator. In this position, she will work with Historic District Commissions around the state as they protect their local historic resources and will work with other communities seeking to join the CLG program. She is a fifth generation Arkansan and native of Little Rock. Although she has worked on projects in many…

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CCC Company 3787 Powder Magazine Historic District, Jessieville vic., Garland County

Civilian Conservation Corps Company 3767 Powder Magazine Historic District near Jessieville in Garland County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 2007. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. Civilian Conservation Corps Company 3767 was formed on June 1, 1935, at Warrensburg, Missouri, and moved to Jessieville, Arkansas, on July 8, 1935. The company constructed…

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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Mammoth Spring, Fulton County

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at Mammoth Spring in Fulton County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 26, 1986. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. SUMMARY Built in 1888 in Mammoth Spring, Fulton County, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is significant in architecture and for the role the founding members of the church played in the…

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Sid Hutcheson Building, Norfork, Baxter County

LITTLE ROCK—Seven Arkansas properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant sites, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today. The newly listed properties are: * Duffy House at North Little Rock in Pulaski County, built in 1929 in the Spanish Revival style of architecture * Redfield School Historic District at Redfield in Jefferson County, with buildings…

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AHPP Offers Free Civil War Sites Driving Tour Map

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is offering free driving tour maps highlighting the state’s many Civil War-related sites, markers and museums, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today. “A Guide to the Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trail” features information on dozens of Civil War-related properties across Arkansas, photographs of sites, soldiers and artifacts, and a detailed map showing where to go to visit the battlefields,…

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