5 Properties on National Register Agenda

18-Nov-2015

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—NOVEMBER 18, 2015

FOR STATEWIDE RELEASE

 

STATE REVIEW BOARD TO CONSIDER FIVE PROPERTIES FOR NOMINATION TO NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES


LITTLE ROCK—The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider five Arkansas properties for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places when it meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1, in Room 170 at 323 Center Street in Little Rock, AHPP Director Frances McSwain announced today.

Properties to be considered for National Register nomination are:

* Union Chapel School and Shop Building near Springfield in Conway County

* Monroe County Bank Building at Brinkley in Monroe County

* Overstreet Hall at Magnolia in Columbia County

* Little River County Training School Historic District at Ashdown in Little River County

* Crescent Hotel at Eureka Springs in Carroll County

The board also will consider the Byrd Memorial at Gray Rock in Logan County, the Bill Clinton Boyhood Home at Hope in Hempstead County and the Goad Springs Cemetery near Lowell in Benton County for listing on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Register recognizes historically noteworthy places that are not eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

For more information on the National Register of Historic Places program, write the AHPP at 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center St., Little Rock, AR 72201, call the agency at (501) 324-9880 [TDD 501-324-9811], send e-mail to [email protected] or visit www.arkansaspreservation.org.

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency that identifies, evaluates, registers and preserves the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Delta Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic Arkansas Museum.

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