Columbia County Court House

Sep 23, 2013 by

If you are not a member of facebook, I would encourage you to see what you are missing.  There are many groups that are celebrating and exploring their local Arkansas History. This postcard was posted by Charles Walthall to the Columbia County Historical Society...

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Columbia County War Memorial

Apr 16, 2013 by

This memorial is located at the Magnolia, Columbia County Court House. In Memory of all Columbia County Veterans “In Honor of those Veterans living and in memory of those who died” World War I Ira Barker Okie Baucum Morrell Blackman Joe H. Dennis Elbert Lindsey Felix McLendon Whit C. Sewell Ellis M. Smith Rosco E. Seward Leonard Watkins Courtlin Winters World War II James B. Arledge William Banks Bobby Barnes John B. Barnett Doris L. Beene Billy Bennett Ferris R. Broom Charles Brown Travis Brown Lloyd J. Burchfield Weldon K. Burton William Cason James V. Crow Christine H. Davis Philip Dees Jr. Welzie O. Dees Henry M. Doss Ralph Fincher Elbert R. Gee Autery Green Aubrey L. Green Theston Harris Harlon W. Harwell Tillman B. Hendricks Curtis W. Hickman Edgar Hovarter Ernest J. Howard...

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Logoly State Park Mural – Magnolia, Arkansas...

Apr 12, 2013 by

Magnesia Springs 1888 Presently Logoly State Park, est. 1974 Dedicated to the Memory of C. Maurice Lewis Jr. by his family 1939 –...

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Magic of the Movies Mural – Magnolia, Arkansas...

Mar 26, 2013 by

Painted by Alan Wylie and Ann Downs, 1998. More Information: Gallery of Alan...

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Oil Boom Mural – Magnolia, Arkansas...

Mar 22, 2013 by

Oil Boom Magnolia Field Discovered 1938 A Major Industry of Columbia.  Sponsored by Reliance Well...

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Columbia County Court House – Magnolia, Arkansas...

Mar 18, 2013 by

Columbia County Courthouse Third courthouse on this site. Bid for construction of a new courthouse was let in 1905 for $58,631. Designed by W.S. Hull and built of blond brick with stone detailing, it is considered an example of second renaissance revival architecture. Building dedicated July 4, 1906. Building and grounds have hosted many Columbia County’s most important political, judicial, civic and cultural events. Changing requirements for interior space have led to many structural changes. Fire on February 13, 1999, caused heavy damage. This marker was dedicated May 20, 2006, during the Magnolia Blossom Festival. Gazebo on Courthouse lawn. If you look close, this is actually a mural painted on the doors to make it appear that you are looking through the Court House.  Very creative. Columbia County created in 1852.  ...

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Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas Mural – Two...

Mar 17, 2013 by

Cotton Wagons on the Square, 1904 – Sponsored by Dr. Joe & Sharon Hester Created by Bruce Rickett and Susan Tooke in...

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Magnolia Mural, Columbia County – One...

Mar 16, 2013 by

Created by Susan Tooke & Bruce Rickett in 1995.  Restored by Steve Sewell in...

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Columbia County Courthouse – Magnolia, Ar. 1940...

Mar 11, 2013 by

COLUMBIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, MAGNOLIA, AR. 1940 The current Columbia County Courthouse, located in Magnolia, Arkansas, was originally constructed in 1905. This photo was taken around the late 1940s-early 1950s. — in Magnolia, AR. Darrell Brown/Historic...

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Couchwood

Nov 1, 2012 by

Couchwood Couchwood Road Garland County, Arkansas Information from the brochure: The history of this estate adds to its uniqueness. Mr. Harvey C. Couch was the founder of Arkansas Power & Light Company and responsible for the construction of Remmel Dam which formed Lake Catherine. Before the dam was built, Mr. Couch looked for a site to build this country home. He chose this island, with majestic views of the lake that he named after his only daughter Catherine. The “Big House” All of the homes at Couchwood are built of red cedar logs brought to Hot Springs from Oregon. Mr. Gordon LeCroy, a neighbor and local cabinet maker also used the logs for much of the furniture at Couchwood. Located on the estate are several masonry structures created by Dionicio Rodriquez. Mr. Rodriquez was...

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Columbia County Cemetery Book

Oct 8, 2006 by

Columbia County Arkansas Cemetery Book Compiled by Marcia Chapman and Doris Fletcher This book includes all 135 known cemeteries and burial plots in Columbia County, Arkansas. The authors surveyed the cemeteries beginning in 2001 and have annotated most of the 31,000 entries with information from obituaries. All of the cemeteries are listed alphabetically with location by range and township and GPS coordinates. Directions to locate the cemetery and a map making it easy to find are included. This book also includes the black cemeteries and will be hardbound with 666 pages. The price is $60.00. Shipping charges will be $12.50 plus Arkansas sales tax. Out of state residents will not pay Arkansas tax. AND Columbia County Obituary Index by Marcia Chapman This index is a valuable supplement to the cemetery book as it includes...

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Columbia County 1919

Oct 8, 2004 by

Columbia County – 1919 3rd District Agricultural School, Magnolia, Arkansas Magnolia High School Columbia County in 1882 was organized out of territory cut from the five surrounding counties. And “Columbia,” as fair as the Goddess for whom she was named, has steadily developed into a wealthy, prosperous county, filled with law abiding, industrious, religious and liberty loving citizenship. Lying along the southern border of Arkansas and bordering on Louisiana, Columbia is blessed with a most remarkable climate – enjoying, the year ’round, an abundance of God’s life giving sunshine, for which this Southland is noted, and bathed with a mild and pleasant breeze from the Southwest, which seldom permits the temperature to pass to either extreme. Poultry Plant and Dairy Barn The city of Magnolia has a modern Light and Power Plant, an ice...

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