15 properties added to National Register of Historic Places

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The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program announced the listing of 15 properties in eight counties to the National Register of Historic Places.

The properties nominated and accepted for listing to the National Register by county are:

BAXTER COUNTY
Galatia Church, Norfolk vicinity

BENTON COUNTY
Shaw-Blair House, Lowell

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY
Bridge Street Bridge, Jonesboro (Historic Bridges of Arkansas MPS)
Fuller-Shannon House, Jonesboro
Citizens Bank Building, Jonesboro

FAULKNER COUNTY
Titan II ICBM Launch Complex Site 373-9, Vilonia (Cold War Resources Associated with the 308th Strategic Missile Wing in Arkansas MPS)

NEVADA COUNTY
Prescott & Northwestern Railroad Caboose No. 3, Prescott

PULASKI COUNTY
Presbyterian Village, Little Rock
Little Rock Fire Station No. 9, Little Rock
Fair Park Golf Course, Little Rock

SEARCY COUNTY
Snowball Gymnasium, Snowball

WASHINGTON COUNTY
Vernon & Moore-McIlroy Produce Warehouse, Fayetteville
Hindman Hall Museum, Prairie Grove
Woolsey Farmstead Cemetery, Fayetteville
Elm Springs Cemetery, Elm Springs

“I was captivated reading this latest round of National Register nominations,” said Stacy Hurst, Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism as well as the state historic preservation officer. “From a Cold War Intercontinental Ballistic Missile launch site to historic bridges and even a golf course, this group of new listings really showcases the historic diversity in our state which we are proud to help document and preserve.”

The State Review Board is made up of Acting Chair Bob Kempkes along with Dr. Rodney Harris, Carl Miller Jr., Kelsey Bardwell, Rachel Golden, Andrew Beaupre, Joe Cole and Anne Speed.

Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Secretary Stacy Hurst serves as the state’s historic preservation officer.

“It is truly a privilege for our team to assist people through the process of listing a property,” said Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Scott Kaufman. “Being included on the National Register of Historic Places is an honor and provides locations with eligibility to apply for certain grants and tax credit programs.”

For more information on the National Register of Historic Places, including the qualifications, visit this link.

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