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Floyd V. Flowers built this hand-hewn log cabin around 1935 and called it home until the 1950s.One of the most fascinating parts of this cabin is the tree in the interior. The cabin was purposefully … more
Until the mid-20th century, Arkansas lacked sufficient electrical power for many of its residents. In rural areas where most families lived on farms, there were few if any conveniences. Still today, … more
Newton County Historical Society has announced it now has Barb A LeRoy’s “Which Side Were They On?,” a new 302 page book listing biographical sketches of the Newton Countians who … more
Newton County Historical Society has announced it now has Barb A LeRoy’s “Which Side Were They On?,” a new 302 page book listing biographical sketches of the Newton Countians who … more
Newton County Historical Society has announced it now has Barb A LeRoy’s “Which Side Were They On?,” a new 302 page book listing biographical sketches of the Newton Countians who … more
Lyle Sparkman will share stories and the history of his 49 ancestors who lived in the western Ozark regions of Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri. By detailing the lives of these people and … more
Arkansas is known for many things, from our beautiful mountains and lakes to our unique diamond mine, or even calling the Hogs. Still, many wouldn’t equate Arkansas as the home to the most … more
Arkansas is known for many things, from our beautiful mountains and lakes to our unique diamond mine, or even calling the Hogs. Still, many wouldn’t equate Arkansas as the home to the most … more
rkansas is known for many things, from our beautiful mountains and lakes to our unique diamond mine, or even calling the Hogs. Still, many wouldn’t equate Arkansas as the home to the most … more
Arkansas is known for many things, from our beautiful mountains and lakes to our unique diamond mine, or even calling the Hogs. Still, many wouldn’t equate Arkansas as the home to the most … more
Pictured is a group photo of the enrollees at Camp Ozone Civilian conservation Corps, undated. Company No. 1708 - Camp Ozone circa 1937From The Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942: A New Deal Case … more
SPRINGDALE, Ark. – The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History is excited to announce its first-ever Shiloh Summer Series. Each of the planned activities is family friendly and open to all ages.In … more
While planning and learning about Newton County history to celebrate the 180th Anniversary of her founding in 1842. We were reminded by Regina Smith that Newton County has her own flag. Regina knew … more
The Civilian Conservation Corps Act was passed by the United States Congress to provide economic relief in the midst of the Great Depression and to preserve and develop the natural resources of the … more
The Civilian Conservation Corps Act was passed by the United States Congress to provide economic relief in the midst of the Great Depression and to preserve and develop the natural resources of the … more
SPRINGDALE — The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History presents Digi Know?, an interactive exhibit showcasing historic photos, how the museum preserves its images digitally and ways visitors can … more
The Everton School at Everton (Boone County), located on the corner of Main and Hill streets, was built in 1939 with assistance from the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a Depression-era federal … more
The Little Buffalo River Bridge is a concrete T-beam bridge located on Arkansas Highway 327 at its crossing of the Little Buffalo River about 1.5 miles northwest of Parthenon (Newton County). It was … more
Spurred by the closing of the frontier thousands of middle class urbanites left the city to find moral rejuvenation through rural life and work. Many of these original back-to-the-landers found their … more
A native of Fayetteville (Washington County), Charles Morrow Wilson was a nationally known freelance author. While the majority of his many books and magazine articles were on international trade, … more
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