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ARKANSAS - Desha County

Arkansas City Commercial District (added 1999 - - #99000227)
Also known as DE0301;DE0302;DE0303
Roughly along the jct. of Desoto Ave. and Sprague St. , Arkansas
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Specialty Store
Current Function: Work In Progress

Arkansas City High School (added 1984 - - #84000005)
Robert S. Moore and President Sts. , Arkansas City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Farrell,Clyde
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Desha County Courthouse (added 1976 - - #76000403)
Robert S. Moore Ave. , Arkansas City
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Harding,Rome
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Dumas Commercial Historic District (added 2007 - - #07000446)
Also known as DE0339; DE0340; DE0341; DE0039; DE0318; DE0034; DE0038
South Main St. bet. Choctaw and Waterman Sts. , Dumas
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Business, Clinic, Department Store, Financial Institution, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Organizational, Professional, Specialty Store, Theater

Kemp Cotton Gin Historic District (added 2005 - - #05000491)
Also known as Site # DE0240
Cty.Rd. 227 W. of AR 1 , Rohwer
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Business, Processing
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Business

Lewis, Jay, House (added 2005 - - #04001501)
Also known as DE0238
12 Fairview Dr. , McGehee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stone, Edward Durell
Architectural Style: Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

McGehee National Guard Armory (added 2006 - - #06000441)
Also known as DE0350
1610 S. First St. , McGehee
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Townsend Construction Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

McGehee Post Office (added 2010 - - #09001245)
Also known as Site #DE0287
201 N. Second St. , McGehee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Meleck, Neal, Simon, Louis A.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

McKennon--Shea House (added 1993 - - #93000485)
206 Waterman St. , Dumas
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: McKennon, Claude Reeves
Area of Significance: Commerce, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Merchants & Farmers Bank (added 1982 - - #82000809)
Waterman and Main Sts. , Dumas
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thompson, Charles L.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Research Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Missouri--Pacific Railroad Depot--McGehee (added 1992 - - #92000616)
Also known as DE0058
Railroad St. , McGehee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Missouri-Pacific Railroad
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Mound Cemetery (added 2008 - - #07001426)
Also known as Site #DE0002
.5 mi. N. of Arkansas City on Co. Rd. 351 , Arkansas City
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Parnell--Sharpe House (added 1989 - - #89001594)
302 N. Second St. , McGehee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sharpe,Buren
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Pindall, Xenophon Overton, Law Office (added 1999 - - #98000832)
Also known as DE0003
Jct. of Capitol and Kate Adams Sts. , Arkansas City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Professional
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Rohwer Relocation Center Memorial Cemetery (added 1992 - - #92001882)
Also known as Nisei Camp Cemetery;See Also:Rohwer Relocation Center
AR 1 , Rohwer
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Asian, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Rohwer Relocation Center Site (added 1974 - - #74000474)
Also known as Nisei Camp
AR 1 , Rohwer
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Military, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Education, Funerary, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Park, School

Temple Meir Chayim (added 1999 - - #99000470)
Also known as DEO305
Jct. of 4th and Holly Sts. , McGehee
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: European, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Thane House (added 1982 - - #82000810)
Levy and First Sts. , Arkansas City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thompson & Harding
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Trippe Holly Grove Cemetery (added 1999 - - #99000729)
Also known as DE0306
AR 4 or Crooked Bayou Rd., approx. 2 mi. S of McGehee , McGehee
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Watts, Dr. J. D., House (added 1994 - - #94001460)
205 W. Choctaw , Dumas
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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