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1844
Samuel F. B. Morse send first telegraph message from Washington, D. C., to Baltimore, Maryland.
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ARKANSAS - Polk County

Bard Springs Bathhouse (added 1993 - - #93001073)
Also known as PL 0091
FS Rd. 106 NW of Athens, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Health Care, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Resort
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Bard Springs Dam No. 1 (added 1993 - - #93001074)
Also known as PL 0090A
FS Rd. 106 NW of Athens, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Health Care, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Resort, Sport Facility
Current Function: Health Care, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Resort, Sport Facility

Bard Springs Dam No. 2 (added 1993 - - #93001075)
Also known as PL 0090B
FS Rd. 106 NW of Athens, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Health Care, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Resort, Sport Facility
Current Function: Health Care, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Resort, Sport Facility

Bard Springs Picnic Shelter (added 1993 - - #93001076)
Also known as PL 0092
FS Rd. 106 NW of Athens, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Bee Mountain Fire Tower (added 2005 - - #93001078)
Also known as PL 0098
FS Rd. 30 NE of Vandervoort, Ouachita NF , Vandervoort
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Other
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Bogg Springs Hotel (added 1993 - - #93001023)
AR 84 , Bogg Springs
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Health/Medicine, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Buckeye Vista Overlook (added 2007 - - #07000204)
Also known as PL0112
Forest Service Rd. 38 , Athens
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Area of Significance: Social History, Conservation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Ebenezer Monument (added 1992 - - #91000689)
Jct. of 9th and Church Sts. , Mena
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker

Elks Lodge (added 1998 - - #98000616)
Also known as PLO029
500 Mena St. , Mena
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Health Care, Social
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Meeting Hall
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education
Current Sub-function: Library, Professional, Specialty Store

Foster, C. E., House (added 1993 - - #93000084)
Also known as Wonder House
AR 88 N. side, W of jct. with AR 272 , Mena
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lance,Phil, Hill,Carlos
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Secondary Structure

Janssen Park (added 1979 - - #79000448)
Off AR 8 , Mena
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Mena Commercial Historic District (added 2009 - - #09000321)
Also known as PL0061,PL0063-0064,PL0105,PL0117-0118,PL0120-0122,PL0101-132
Mena St. between Port Arthur and Gillham Ave., Sherwood Ave. between Mena and DeQueen St., and US 71 S. between Mena , Mena
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Health Care, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Hospital, Hotel, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Rail-Related, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, City Hall, Specialty Store, Theater

Mena Kansas City--Southern Depot (added 1991 - - #91000685)
W of jct. of Pickering Ave. and Mena St. , Mena
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Horstman,T.C.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Mountain Fork Bridge (added 1990 - - #90000540)
Co. Rd. 38, over Mountain Fork Creek , Mena
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

National Guard Armory (added 1991 - - #91000682)
Jct. of DeQueen and Maple Sts. , Mena
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kyle,Derwood F.
Architectural Style: Other, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Sport Facility

Old Post Office (added 1991 - - #91000686)
Also known as Mena City Hall
520 N. Mena St. , Mena
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wetmore,James
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall

Polk County Courthouse (added 1992 - - #92001618)
Jct. of Church Ave. and DeQueen St., NE corner , Mena
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Public Works Administration, Haralson & Mott
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Queen Wilhelmina State Park (added 1975 - - #75002177)
Queen Wilhelmina State Park , Mena
Owner: State

Queen Wilhemina Lodge Site (added 1977 - - #77001603)
Off US 59 , Mena
Owner: State

Scoggin House (added 2002 - - #78000616)
1215 Port Arthur Ave. , Mena
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Historic Person: Scoggins,Arthur Hicks
Significant Year: 1911
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Shady Lake Bathhouse (added 1993 - - #93001097)
Also known as PL 0102
Co. Rd. 64, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Shady Lake Caretaker's House (added 1993 - - #93001098)
Also known as PL 0101
FS Rd. 38, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Shady Lake Dam (added 1993 - - #93001099)
Also known as PL 0103
Co. Rd. 64, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Shady Lake Picnic Pavilion (added 1993 - - #93001100)
Also known as PL 0100
FS Rd. 38, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Shaver, Judge Benjamin, House (added 1979 - - #79003431)
Also known as Old Redman Hospital
501 12th St. , Mena
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Shaver,Judge Benjamin,et al.
Significant Year: 1896
Area of Significance: Law, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

St. Agnes Catholic Church (added 1991 - - #91000696)
Jct. of 8th and Walnut Sts. , Mena
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gallagher.Rev. A.P.
Architectural Style: Other, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

State Line Marker (added 1976 - - #76000448)
17 mi. NW of Mena on AR 88 , Mena
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Law, Exploration/Settlement, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Unoccupied Land

Studebaker Showroom (added 2000 - - #00000636)
Also known as PL0150
519 Port Arthur , Mena
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Sugar Creek Vista Overlook (added 2007 - - #07000205)
Also known as PL0113
Forest Service Rd. 38 , Athens
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Area of Significance: Social History, Conservation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Tall Peak Fire Tower (added 1993 - - #93001077)
Also known as PL 0099
FS Rd. 38A NW of Athens, Caney Cr. Wildlife Management Area, Ouachita NF , Athens
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Other
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use




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