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Mt. Nebo – Dardanelle AR

Date added: July 11, 2017

Rising 1,350 feet, Mount Nebo offers sweeping views of the Arkansas River Valley. In 1933, a portion of the mountain was chosen as a park site. Native stone and logs from Mount Nebo were used by the Civilian Conservation Corps… read more

Buffalo Point Campground – Yellville AR

Date added: July 11, 2017

The Buffalo Point Campground is the largest NPS campground on the Buffalo National River. It was originally an Arkansas State Park before being assumed by the National Park Service. The historically significant park and cabins were built by the Civilian… read more

Shady Lake Recreation Area – Mena AR

Date added: July 11, 2017

Shady Lake is a popular 25-acre recreational impoundment in the Ouachita National Forest served by an accompanying U.S. Forest Service recreation area. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was involved in construction of a bathhouse (1936), dam and picnic pavilion (1938),… read more

Tall Peak Fire Tower – Hot Springs AR

Date added: July 11, 2017

The Tall Peak Fire Tower is located southeast of Mena on Forest Service Road No. 38A in Polk County in Ouachita National Forest. The tower is a two story, field stone and wood structure built on a continuous stone foundation…. read more

Bard Springs Recreation Area – Umpire AR

Date added: July 11, 2017

Located next to a small scenic stream in a remote mountain setting of the Ouachita National Forest, the Bard Springs Recreation Area offers five Adirondack-type shelters for picnicking. A very small dam on the stream creates a pool of water… read more

Courthouse Improvements – Lake Village AR

Date added: June 30, 2017

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) was involved in fixing up the Lake Village County Courthouse, likely repairing the damage from a bad Mississippi River flood in 1927 that had caused massive damage to Arkansas. The original courthouse was constructed in… read more

Courthouse Repairs – Searcy AR

Date added: June 30, 2017

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) was involved in minor repairs and upgrading of the White County courthouse in Searcy. The present White County Courthouse, completed in 1871 and remodeled in 1912, is the oldest Arkansas courthouse still being used for… read more

Gulf Mountain Road Bridge (demolished) – Scotland AR

Date added: June 13, 2017

A bridge carrying Gulf Mountain Road over a tributary of Joneed Creek, in Scotland, Arkansas, was constructed by the Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) in 1940. Some sources state that the bridge has since been demolished.

Gourd Creek Bridge – Marshall AR

Date added: June 13, 2017

The bridge carrying Arkansas 377 over a tributary of Gourd Creek, 14 miles by road west of Marshall, Arkansas, was constructed by the Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) in 1940.

Highway 282 Bridge – Rudy AR

Date added: June 13, 2017

The bridge carrying Arkansas 282 over a tributary of Frog Bayou, southwest of Rudy, Arkansas, was constructed by the Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) in 1940.

Horsehead Creek Bridge – Clarksville AR

Date added: June 13, 2017

The bridge carrying Arkansas 164 over Horsehead Creek, twelve miles northwest of Clarksville, Arkansas, was constructed by the Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) in 1940.

Granny Creek Bridge – Marshall AR

Date added: June 13, 2017

The bridge carrying Arkansas State Highway 74 over Granny Creek, ten miles west of Marshall, Arkansas, was constructed by the Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) in 1940.

Little Rock Zoo – Little Rock AR

Date added: June 13, 2017

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) had a great impact on War Memorial Park, including constructing “the original zoo buildings” at Little Rock Zoo.

War Memorial Park – Little Rock AR

Date added: June 13, 2017

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) had a great impact on War Memorial Park. “During the 1930s the original zoo buildings, the golf clubhouse, the bathhouse and the swimming pool were constructed by WPA workers.” The W.P.A. likely undertook other construction… read more