Arkansas National Register Listings


LITTLE ROCK—The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH), announced the listing of 15 properties in 11 counties to the National Register of Historic Places, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Scott Kaufman said Monday.

“These properties are all important to Arkansas’s past and represent the value of historic preservation to our state,” said Stacy Hurst, DAH director and state historic preservation officer. “I encourage all towns and cities to work together to save the places of the past that matter to the people who live in your community.”

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

Conway County

Museum of Automobiles

8 Jones Lane, Morrilton

Status: Listed 5/31/2019

Craighead County

Jonesboro U.S. Post Office and Courthouse

524 S. Church Street, Jonesboro

Status: Listed 5/29/2019

Crawford County

Our Lady of the Ozarks Shrine

22741 US 71, Winslow

Statue: Listed 5/29/2019

Desha County

Pickens, R.A., II, House

1 Pickens Place, Pickens

Status: Listed 5/29/2019

Lonoke County
Morris House

16284 AR 89, Lonoke

Status: Listed 5/30/2019

Phillips County

Temple Beth El Cemetery

NW of intersection of Mable St. & Holly St./Sterling Road, Helena

Status: Listed 5/28/2019

Pope County

Norwood, William H., House

1602 W. Main Street, Russellville

Status: Listed 5/29/2019

Pulaski County

National Old Line Insurance Company Building

501 Woodlane Street, Little Rock

Status: Listed 5/28/2019

Arkansas Territorial Restoration Historic District

West-side of Cumberland between 2nd & 3rd Streets, Little Rock

Status: Listed 5/31/2019

Empire Life Insurance Company of America Building

2801 W. Roosevelt Road, Little Rock

Status: Listed 5/30/2019

Randolph County

Yadkin Church

West-side of Upper James Creek Road, approx. 1 mile north of the junction with Lower James Creek Road, Ravenden Springs

Status: Listed 5/30/2019

Washington County

Ellis Building

208 N. Block Avenue, Fayetteville

Status: Listed 5/28/2019

Johnson, Benjamin Franklin, II, Homestead District

3150 W. Pear Lane, Fayetteville

Status: Listed 5/29/2019

Muxen Building

22733 N. US 71, Winslow
Status: Listed 5/29/2019

White County

Mount Olive-Bedford Chapel Cemetery,

Southwest of the intersection of Nix & Manning Roads, Mt. Vernon
Status: Listed 5/30/2019

The board plans to meet on Wednesday, August 7, at 10:00 at the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) Headquarters at 1100 North Street in Little Rock. At the meeting, the board will consider the Hughes Cemetery in Benton and the Snowball Gymnasium in Snowball for listing on the Arkansas Register. The board will also consider the following properties for nomination to the National Register:

  • Magnolia Service Station – Little Rock, Pulaski County
  • J. M. Bransford House – Lonoke, Lonoke County
  • Dairyman’s Bank – Carlisle, Lonoke County
  • Elmwood Cemetery, Historic Section – Morrilton, Conway County
  • Elmwood Cemetery Mausoleum – Morrilton, Conway County
  • Point Remove Creek Bridge – Morrilton vic., Conway County
  • William H. Grey Gravesite – Helena-West Helena, Phillips County
  • Waldron School Historic District – Waldron, Scott County
  • Orval Faubus House – Huntsville, Madison County
  • Tweedy House – Springdale, Washington County

Property information is available on the DAH website at

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

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