14 Properties on National Register Agenda

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider 14 Arkansas properties in eight counties for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places when it meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 6, at the Department of Arkansas Heritage Building at 1100 North Street in Little Rock.

Properties to be considered for National Register nomination are:

* Arkansas Teachers Association Headquarters Building and Professional Service Building at Little Rock in Pulaski County

* College Avenue Historic District at Conway in Faulkner County

* Greenwood School at Hot Springs in Garland County

* Robert Wanslow House, Fitzgerald Historic District and Elmwood Cemetery at Fort Smith in Sebastian County

* R.L. Leach Grocery Store at Dutch Mills in Washington County

* Highfill Community Building at Highfill in Benton County

* Gentry Grand Army of the Republic Monument at Gentry in Benton County

* Green Valley Homestead at Sturkie in Fulton County

* Johnny Cash Boyhood Home at Dyess in Mississippi County

* Blytheville Air Force Base Strategic Arms Command (SAC) Alert and Weapons Storage Areas Historic District at Blytheville in Mississippi County

* Sherman Mound in Mississippi County.

The board will also consider Edwards Chapel at Russellville in Pope County, Lafayette School Gymnasium at Camden in Ouachita County, Lake June at Stamps in Lafayette County and Captain Daniel Matthews House at Osceola in Mississippi County for listing on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Register recognizes historically significant properties that do not meet National Register requirements.

For more information on the National Register of Historic Places program, write the AHPP at 1100 North St., Little Rock, AR 72201, call the agency at (501) 324-9880, send e-mail to [email protected] or visit

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

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