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Petit Jean State Park – Morrilton AR

Date added: March 9, 2013

“V-CCC Company 1781 was assigned to Petit Jean State Park. Being a company of World War I veterans, most of the men were older with experience in construction work. The CCC worked at Petit Jean from 1933 to 1938. The… read more

American Legion Post #127 Building – Eudora AR

Date added: March 9, 2013

“American Legion Post #127 (also known as the Wilson Burnett American Legion Post #127 was first chartered on April 9, 1920, though this structure was not erected until 1934, when it was constructed by the Works Progress Administration.  The onset… read more

City Hall – Eudora AR

Date added: March 9, 2013

“By the 1930s, Eudora was substantial enough to need a city hall.  The city turned to the PWA for assistance in constructing the building, and they received a loan of $9,000 and a grant of $6,142, for a total amount… read more

Monette Water Tower – Monette AR

Date added: March 8, 2013

The historic water tower in Monette, Arkansas was constructed as a New Deal-assisted project during the Great Depression. “On Wednesday October 21, 1936, John V. Hancock started the pump to fill Monette’s new water tank.  Reporters for the Monette Weekly… read more

Dill School – Ida AR

Date added: March 8, 2013

“It is unknown when the first school was formed for this community, but in 1938 the National Youth Administration (NYA) constructed a stone school. The school in the community of Ida has been known as the Antioch, Center Ridge, Dill… read more

Hampton Waterworks – Hampton AR

Date added: March 8, 2013

“The Hampton Watervorks is located on the north side of Hunt Street west of Lee Street in downtown Hampton, the seat of Calhoun County in southwest Arkansas. The metaI water tower and associated well house were built by the Pittsburgh-Des… read more

Crossroads Fire Tower – Hamburg AR

Date added: March 8, 2013

“Crossroads Fire Tower is being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places with local significance under Criterion A for its association with the emphasis upon conservation of the abundance of natural resources in this area. This was also the… read more

Haggard Ford Swinging Bridge – Harrison AR

Date added: March 7, 2013

“The Haggard Ford Swinging Bridge is being nominated with state significance as an amendment to the “Historic Bridges of Arkansas” multiple property nomination under Criterion A for its association with the World War II era of bridge building and with… read more

Everton School (Former) – Everton AR

Date added: March 7, 2013

“”1939 will long be remembered in Everton and with much pride because it marks the completion of our beautiful new school building through the cooperation of the W.P.A., local school board and our entire citizenship…  This new structure was made… read more

Valley Springs School – Valley Springs AR

Date added: March 7, 2013

“In the 1870’s, Valley Springs had a reputation as an educational center of northwest Arkansas, known as “The Athens of the Hills” because of the fine Valley Springs and Rally Hill private academies nearby.  The New Deal brought a return… read more

Cotter Water Tower – Cotter AR

Date added: March 7, 2013

The historic water tower in Monette, Arkansas was constructed as a New Deal-assisted project during the Great Depression. “The Cotter Water Tower is being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places with local significance under Criterion A for its… read more

Norwood School – Norwood AR

Date added: March 6, 2013

“The Norwood School is significant as an example of rural educational buildings built by the WPA during the Depression.  Use of native stone was a typical construction technique and while many of these buildings remain, few retain this degree of… read more

Horace Mann School Buildings – Norfork AR

Date added: March 6, 2013

“The Horace Mann School Historic District contains four contributing buildings and no non-contributing buildings all sited on roughly two acres of land in Norfork, Baxter County, Arkansas.  The City of Norfork now owns the buildings, and the complex was closed… read more

Baxter County Courthouse – Mountain Home AR

Date added: March 6, 2013

“The Baxter County Courthouse in Mountain Home was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) between 1941 and 1943. It was designed by T. Ewing Shelton of Fayetteville, and constructed by the WPA. Its minimalist design and use of local… read more

Lafayette County Courthouse – Lewisville AR

Date added: February 6, 2013

The Lafayette County Courthouse (built from 1940-1942) was funded 40% by the WPA (Arkansas Historic Preservation Program). It is in the Art Deco style typical of the period, which means it was more restrained than the earlier Art Deco style… read more