18 Arkansas Properties Nominated to National Register of Historic Places

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Thursday, April 05, 2018

The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program recommended 18 Arkansas properties in 13 counties for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places when it met April 4.

Properties recommended for nomination to the National Register are:

* Mosaic Templars State Temple at Little Rock in Pulaski County, built around 1921 for a black fraternal organization

* Fulk-Arkansas Democrat Building at Little Rock in Pulaski County, built in 1916 and designed in the Neoclassical style by architect Charles L. Thompson

* Carmichael House in the Landmark community in Pulaski County, is a ca. 1935 Craftsman-style building with several ca. 1935 farm buildings on its grounds

* Cleveland Arms at Hot Springs in Garland County, a ca. 1945 Art Moderne-style apartment building with Art Deco-style details

* Washington Street Historic District Boundary Increase at Camden in Ouachita County, featuring many buildings constructed in the 1920s and 1930s

* Schumaker Naval Ammunition Depot Barracks Buildings at East Camden in Calhoun County, two-story, z-shaped structures built around 1951 to house workers at the ammunition plant

* Schumaker Naval Ammunition Depot Administration Building at East Camden in Calhoun County, built around 1945 to serve as the center of the ammunition plant

* Mount Salem Church and School near Paris in Logan County, a vernacular wood-frame building constructed around 1910

* C.A. Stuck and Sons Lumber Office Building at Jonesboro in Craighead County, built in 1889 to serve the region’s largest lumber operation

* Lockesburg Gymnasium at Lockesburg in Sevier County, built around 1953 and designed in a simple, unornamented style

* Nevada County Courthouse at Prescott in Nevada County, built in 1964 and designed by Little Rock’s Weaver and Hiegel firm in the New Formalism style of architecture

* Goodwin Field Administration Building at El Dorado in Union County, designed in the late Art Moderne style of architecture and built in 1950

* Eureka Springs Cemetery at Eureka Springs in Carroll County, containing burials dating to 1880

* Deepwood House at Fayetteville in Washington County, built in 1960 by architect Herb Fowler and designed in the organic style of architecture

* Prairie Grove Commercial Historic District at Prairie Grove in Washington County, featuring buildings dating to 1883

* North Mock Street Commercial Historic District at Prairie Grove in Washington County, a pair of buildings erected in 1903 and 1904

* Carpenter Building at Gentry in Benton County, built in 1927 and designed by Rogers architect A.O. Clarke

* Farm #266 (Johnny Cash Boyhood Home) at Dyess in Mississippi County, built in 1934 by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the childhood home of the famed singer.

The board listed Lines Cemetery near Preston in Faulkner County, Petit Jean Mountain Cemetery near Winrock in Conway County, Dierks Lumber Company Building at Mountain Pine in Garland County, Schumaker Naval Ammunition Depot Laundry Building at East Camden in Calhoun County, Ellis Building at Fayetteville and Harrell Cemetery near Cincinnati in Washington County on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Register recognizes historically significant properties that do not meet National Register requirements.

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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