Mountain Home Commercial Historic District
The next significant construction period was from
1900-1920 after the arrival of the railroad. The
majority of the buildings were erected in the 1950s
when the city experienced a doubling in population
after the completion of Norfork Dam in 1944 and
Bull Shoals Dam in 1951. Relying on the needs of the
community and the design and construction abilities
of local builders, these commercial structures are
one or two stories in height and made of bricks
and indigenous materials such as limestone, brown
sandstone, flat flagstone, stacked river rock and
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical date for this entry is June 15, 2010.
Location. 36° 20.115′ N, 92° 23.08′ W. Marker is in Mountain Home, Arkansas, in Baxter County. Marker is at the intersection of East 6th Street and South Baxter Street, on the right when traveling west on East 6th Street. Located on the grounds of the Baxter County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mountain Home AR 72653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmishes Near Mountain Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Military Road (approx. 4˝ miles away); Jacob Wolf House (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named Jacob Wolf House (approx. 10.2 miles away); Jacob Wolf House Historic Site (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named Jacob Wolf House (approx. 10.2 miles away); Change and Renewal (approx. 17.4 miles away); 200 Tons A Day (approx. 17.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mountain Home.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.