Tagged: national register of historic places

Passport Program Turns Arkansas Residents Into Arkansas Travelers

by Heather Bennett 3/15/2016 12:00 am

Is your family ready to become Arkansas road warriors? Sounds fun, right? The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP), an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, is sponsoring a passport program to encourage travelers to visit the super cool Arkansas sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Grand Slam on the Prairie: Sportsmen Get Rare Chance To Fulfill List Of A Lifetime

by Brent Birch 9/8/2014 12:00 am

After a few phone calls and a little networking, I built a lineup of hunts that most waterfowlers only dream about. Not one hunt but four outstanding private clubs – the proverbial bucket list of places or specific clubs that would cause someone to make a deal with the devil just to get one hunt on those hallowed grounds.

Five Arkansas Properties Put on Historic Register

by Luke Jones 2/17/2014 12:00 am

This month the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program named five properties to the National Register of Historic Places.

Missy McSwain's Passion for Preservation Begins at Home

by Amanda Hoelzeman 1/1/2014 12:00 am

Crawling around the attics of historic buildings and recommending rehab options is just one facet of the job for Frances “Missy” McSwain, director of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP). In the same day, she may also discuss historic preservation tax credit projects with federal agency types and speak at press conferences with mayors and high-level officials.

Sherwood Bringing Citizens Together To Renovate Roundtop Filling Station

by Lauren James 7/22/2013 8:00 am

The historic Roundtop Filling Station holds a special place for many in Sherwood and beyond. After years of sitting abandoned, many are banding together to get this special structure restored. See how you can help.

Heading Home: Pitching In to Revitalize Historic Lamar Porter Field

by Todd Traub 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Opened in 1937, Lamar Porter Field and its adjoining lands once comprised the go-to destination for kids and families, offering sports ranging from baseball to football to shuffleboard to tennis, with playgrounds and band concerts to boot. Now, if a group of dedicated supporters has its way, Lamar Porter Field will play an even greater role in the development of Little Rock and the growth of the city’s children.

National Register of Historic Places Gains Three Arkansas Properties

by Luke Jones 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Three Arkansas properties, two in Magnolia and one in Fayetteville, have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Six Arkansas Properties Named to National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 2/14/2012 5:37 am

Six Arkansas properties -- in Chicot, Perry, Pope, Garland and Sevier counties -- have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rainwater Building To Become Luxury Rainwater Flats Apartments

by Karen Martin 1/13/2012 10:11 am

Rainwater Apartments LLC has purchased the historic Rainwater Building, 519 E. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, and is planning a major renovation into 12 one-bedroom luxury apartments.

Little Rock's Tower Building and More Listed on National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 10/13/2011 5:08 am

Twelve Arkansas properties, including downtown Little Rock's Tower Building, have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties.

Wingmead: On a Meadow of Wings

by Steve Bowman and Steve Wright with Ralph Wilcox 9/30/2011 12:00 am

Nestled in the heart of Arkansas duck country rests an historic hunter's paradise. Learn more about Wingmead.

Five Arkansas Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 6/29/2011 1:25 pm

Historically significant properties in Arkansas are now recognized by the National Register of Historic Places.

Four Arkansas Properties Listed on National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 6/14/2011 6:54 am

Four Arkansas properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties.

Two Bridges, Theater Added to National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 4/22/2011 5:32 am

Two bridges in Arkansas County and a theater in Poinsett County have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Five Arkansas Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 2/15/2011 5:30 am

Five Arkansas properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties.

Arkansas Adds to National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 10/11/2010 7:13 am

Eight Arkansas properties have been added to the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties.

National Register of Historic Places Adds Arkansas Sites

by Karen Martin 7/21/2010 2:02 pm

Two Arkansas properties -- one in Crittenden County, the other in Jefferson County -- have been added to the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties.

Six Arkansas Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places

by Karen Martin 6/16/2010 1:03 pm

A miniature train, a farmstead, and a commercial historic district are among six Arkansas properties to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties.