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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
December 14th 1842, Governor Archibald Yell approved the act of the legislature, creating Newton County. Up to this time it had been part of Carroll. The act said that the temporary seat of … more
In reviewing the various professional interests of Newton County, Arkansas, the name of M. T. Brisco cannot be ignored, for he is one of her most successful legal lights. Although it is a known fact … more
In reviewing the various professional interests of Newton County, Arkansas, the name of M. T. Brisco cannot be ignored, for he is one of her most successful legal lights. Although it is a known fact … more
In reviewing the various professional interests of Newton County, Arkansas, the name of M. T. Brisco cannot be ignored, for he is one of her most successful legal lights. Although it is a known fact … more
n reviewing the various professional interests of Newton County, Arkansas, the name of M. T. Brisco cannot be ignored, for he is one of her most successful legal lights. Although it is a known fact … more
In 1929, the Ozark National Forest leased land from Arkansas Tech (then Arkansas Polytechnic) to build a forest nursery. It was located to the northeast of the campus, approximately where the ATU … more
Part 5 Walter and Mima Light donated land for the church site, which is just west of the present Community Center, while local people donated labor and material. The result of the community effort … more
SPRINGDALE  — In observance of the 50th anniversary of the Buffalo River's national status, the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History presents the photo exhibit, Ken Smith's Buffalo River … more
Part 4 During the years of the Lurton School, the building was used for all of the community functions. It served as a church house for all denominations and revival meetings, pie suppers to … more
SPRINGDALE – In observance of the 50th anniversary of the Buffalo River's national status, the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History presents the photo exhibit, Ken Smith's Buffalo River Country, … more
Part 3 To evidence the fact that Lurton was growing into an industrious town through the ingenuity of the Sutton family, the following ad was placed in the ’L.oumar Souvenir Guide, Touring … more
Part 2 In January 1914, I.C. Sutton, Sr., bought some property two miles south of Spence. He moved his family to this home May 10, 1915. Then he purchased George Hamm’s large home in Spence … more
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