Newton County Courthouse – Jasper AR

Description

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).

Source notes

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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Location Info


Courthouse Square
Jasper, Arkansas 72641

Coordinates: 36.0081324, -93.1865659

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