#NWArk Phone Booth In Running for National Historic Registry

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LITTLE ROCK — You know technology has taken over when a telephone booth is being considered for the National Register of Historic Places!

In April, the State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider 16 Arkansas properties for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. There are a few Northwest Arkansas spots on the list, including a telephone booth in Prairie Grove and two Fayetteville Fire Stations.

Here’s the complete list of considerations:
Esso Standard Oil Service Station at Little Rock in Pulaski County
  • Kocourek and Son Hardware at Hazen in Prairie County
  • First Lutheran Church at Hot Springs in Garland County
  • West Church Street Historic District and Moose Addition Neighborhood Boundary Increase at Morrilton in Conway County
  • Dr. John Grace House and Hospital at Belleville in Yell County
  • Tyronza Methodist Episcopal Church South at Tyronza in Poinsett County
  • Vest Cemetery near Boswell in Izard County
  • Fayetteville Fire Department Fire Station #1, Fayetteville Fire Department Fire Station #3, David and Mary Margaret Durst House at Fayetteville in Washington County
  • Billings-Cole House at Malvern in Hot Spring County
  • Prairie Grove Airlight Outdoor Telephone Booth and Prairie Grove Cemetery, Historic Section, at Prairie Grove in Washington County
  • Wilson High School Gymnasium and Wilson Community Club House at Wilson in Mississippi County.

The board will also consider Old Kia Kima Camp at Cherokee Village in Sharp County for listing on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Register recognizes historically noteworthy places that are not eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Final recommendations for the Registers will be decided on April 1.

For more information on the National Register of Historic Places program, CLICK HERE.

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