Constructed of reinforced concrete and limestone “reflecting the native stone construction tradition” indigenous to the Ozark region, the two-story courthouse is a “restrained interpretation of the Art Deco style” (Story).
Christ, M. K., & Slater, C. H. (2000). Sentinels of History: Reflections on Arkansas Properties in the National Register of Historic Places. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas. Lacy, R. (2011). Jasper (Newton County). Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. Retrieved from http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=365. Story, K. (1994). Newton County Courthouse nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved from http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/!userfiles/NW0005.nr.pdf.
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on January 25, 2014.
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