Main Street Arkansas to Offer Four-Point Training in Wynne

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Friday, May 08, 2015

LITTLE ROCK—Main Street Arkansas will provide training on the organization’s four-point approach to downtown revitalization in Wynne on May 19, Main Street Arkansas Director Greg Phillips announced today. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

The training session will held 8 a.m. at the East Central Arkansas Regional Library at 410 Merriman Avenue in Wynne and will address organization, promotion, economic restructuring and design issues. For more information, contact Samantha Evans, Main Street Arkansas assistant director, at (501) 324-9356 or [email protected] or Esther Witcher at (870) 238-3245 or [email protected].

Main Street Arkansas provides technical assistance and design services to help create economic development in the state’s downtown areas. The Main Street approach to downtown revitalization focuses on four areas: design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.

Main Street Arkansas provides technical assistance and design services to help create economic development in the state’s downtown areas. The Main Street approach to downtown revitalization focuses on four areas: design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.

Cities currently involved in Main Street Arkansas are Batesville, Blytheville, Dumas, El Dorado, Eureka Springs, Hardy, Helena, Jonesboro, Little Rock’s South Main Street (SoMa), Osceola, Ozark, Paragould, Rogers, Russellville, Searcy, Siloam Springs, Texarkana and West Memphis. Members of Main Street’s Arkansas Downtown Network are Pine Bluff, Heber Springs, Fort Smith, DeWitt, Morrilton, Rector, Monticello, Arkadelphia, Clarksville, Warren, Wynne, Fayetteville, Forrest City, Malvern and Pocahontas. Other sponsors of the Main Street Arkansas program are the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. To learn more about Main Street Arkansas, visit

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage responsible for the identification, evaluation, registration and preservation of the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies in the department are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic Arkansas Museum.

Recent Posts


Pike County Arkansas Rosenwald Schools Madison County Arkansas Marked Tree Lock and Siphons most endangered historic places Main Street Searcy Arkansas Historic Preservation African American education Bogg Springs Arkansas Montgomery County Arkansas Phillips County Arkansas Let Freedom Ring Main Street Arkansas:Real Estate Transfer Tax Renaissance Revival Architecture North Little Rock Arkansas Arkansas Business History Main Street Texarkana Dionicio Rodriguez Polk County Arkansas 13th Amendment Classroom Presentation Arkansas History Arkansas religious history Pulaski County Courthouse historic resort communities Camden to Washington Road historic Arkansas properties Rustic Architecture Helena Arkansas Newton County Arkansas Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Cumberland Presbyterian Church Stearns/Gehring Chapel Cemetery Tudor Revival Architecture Delta Cultural Center Central High School Neighborhood Historic District Booneville Arkansas Little Rock Central High School Evelyn Gill Walker House Pope County Courthouse Main Street Siloam Springs National Historic Landmark Skillern House downtown revitalization Monroe County Courthouse Tolbert Gill Trail of Tears in Arkansas Doddridge Arkansas Huntsville Commercial Historic District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers County courthouse Restoration Grants Arkansas Railroad History Free Courthouse Poster Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Arkansas Design Network Parker-Hickman Farm Historic District Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 free history tours Freedom Park Historic County Courthouses Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Arkansas State University Heritage Sites White County Courthouse Nevada County Arkansas Monroe County Arkansas historic telephone booth Camden Arkansas Barney Elias House New Century Club of Camden Ouachita County Arkansas Real Estate Transfer Tax Henry Koen Office Building Huntsville Arkansas Sandwiching in History Abolition of Slavery Civil Works Administration Fayetteville Arkansas Folk Victorian Architecture Elias Camp Morris downtown economic development historic architecture free teacher resources Mississippi County Arkansas Booneville Historical Preservation Society Pope County Arkansas Naturalistic Architecture Montgomery County Courthouse Old U.S. Post Office and Customs House Roe Arkansas Turner Restoration Arkansas History Lesson Plans Clarendon Arkansas Leake-Ingham Building Arkansas Humanities Council Carlisle Rock Island Railroad Depot American Legion Monsanto Chemical Corporation Wingmead Houston Arkansas slipcover removal grants Cemetery Preservation Library Estes-Williams Post #61 American Legion Hut Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council cemetery preservsation Arkansas African American Civil War History Mid-Century Modern Architecture Perry County Arkansas Bogg Springs Hotel Arkansas Preservation Awards Dr. Ruth Hawkins Downtown Revitalization Grants Camden Public Library Flood Control 19th Century Road Construction Forrest City Arkansas National Register of Historic Places Pike County Courthouse National Register of Historic Art Deco Architecture Benton Arkansas Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Museum News Release Centennial Baptist Church Burdette Plantation Sunken Lands Rosston Arkansas U.S. Forest Service Free Lesson Plan Forrest City Cemetery Conway County Library Civilian Conservation Corps St. Francis County Historical Society Louisiana Main Street program Arkansas Register of Historic Places Main Street Dumas Miller County 13th Amendment steel window restoration workshop Kiblah School Gothic Revival architecture Main Street Arkansas Burdette Arkansas Houston Methodist Episcopal Church South Paris Arkansas free historic preservation workshop Buffalo National River Morrilton Arkansas Walks Through History Erbie Arkansas Mississippi County Courthouse Osceola Poinsett County Arkansas Three States Lumber Company "Let Freedom Ring" Travel Grants Main Street Batesville Marked Tree Arkansas Freedmen's Bureau Russellville Arkansas Free Cemetery Preservation Workshops Saline County Arkansas Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Historic Preservation Restoration Grants Mississippi Main Street Association Duck Hunting Historic Preservation Alliance Destination Downtown Conference Main Street Ozark Edgar Monsanto Queeny International-Style Architecture Ozark Farming Prairie County Arkansas cemetery preservation Craftsman style architecture