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Harrison in Boone County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Old Federal Building

 
 
The Old Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
1. The Old Federal Building Marker
Inscription.  It was completed in 1903 and served as the Post Office from 1906 - 1965. The three story (plus basement) building was constructed at an original cost of $78,000 with a floor space in excess of 20,000 sq ft. It was constructed of hard-burned, dark red brick with whine mortar and facings of hard limestone with terra cotta cornices. The first floor is 16 feet high and originally housed the Post Office. The second floor was devoted to the US Court. The building is now owned by Boone County and houses county and state-county funded offices.
 
Location. 36° 13.856′ N, 93° 6.425′ W. Marker is in Harrison, Arkansas, in Boone County. Marker is at the intersection of East Rush Avenue and North Main Street (Business U.S. 65), on the left when traveling east on East Rush Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 North Main Street, Harrison AR 72601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad Office (a few steps from this marker); The Mountain Meadows Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone County WWI Monument
The Old Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 23, 2019
2. The Old Federal Building Marker
Marker is just to right of traffic light pole at door entrance.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Harrison Daily Times (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lyric Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boone County Spanish-American War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Boone County Men Served Both Armies / Military Activity in Boone County (about 300 feet away); Boone County Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrison.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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