Jacob Wolf House Historic Site
The site served as a river port, center of trade,
and as a seat of justice. Notably, John P. Houston,
brother of Texas statesman Sam Houston, worked
as a county clerk in this courthouse. People from
the surrounding area often set up temporary
quarters on the grounds to socialize and participate
in their favorite activities while court was in
session. The Wolf House was listed in the National
Register of Historic Places in 1973. It is the last
remaining two-story dog-trot public structure in
the United States.
Erected 2019 by Jacob Wolf House Historic Site. (Marker Number 7.)
Location. 36° 12.627′ N, 92° 17.209′ W. Marker is in Norfork, Arkansas, in Baxter County. Marker is on Arkansas Route 5 north of Wolf Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13775 AR-5, Norfork AR 72658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Wolf House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Jacob Wolf House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Jacob Wolf House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Military Road (approx. 5.9 miles away); Skirmishes Near Mountain Home (approx. 10.2 miles away); Mountain Home Commercial Historic District (approx. 10.2 miles away); City Hall (approx. 10.3 miles away); Military Activity at Calico Rock / Bushwhackers (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfork.
Regarding Jacob Wolf House Historic Site. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Arkansas article on the Jacob Wolf House. (Submitted on April 11, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.