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Rogers in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Historic Rogers Post Office Building

1919

 
 
Historic Rogers Post Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2015
1. Historic Rogers Post Office Building Marker
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This building constructed in 1918-19 cost a total of $75,000 including the site, furnishings, and fixtures. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it served as the U.S. Post Office for Rogers for over four decades. These 1918 photographs show the building under construction.

In 1963 the building became home to the Rogers-Hough Memorial Library, named in honor of Daisy Manufacturing Co. president, Cass Hough. When the library moved in 1993, the structure was remodeled for use by the Rogers Historical Museum. This photograph is of the 1964 dedication of the library.
 
Erected by Rogers Historical Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 36° 19.853′ N, 94° 7.043′ W. Marker is in Rogers, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the intersection of Poplar Street and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling

Historic Rogers Post Office Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2015
2. Historic Rogers Post Office Building and Marker
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east on Poplar Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 West Poplar Street, Rogers AR 72756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harris Baking Company (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Victory Theater (about 600 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Daisy Airgun Museum (about 800 feet away); Arvest Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); F-101B Voodoo (approx. 2.9 miles away); All Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Cross Hollows (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogers.
 
Also see . . .  Rogers Post Office. Arkansas heritage Building Data Sheet (Submitted on November 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Nov. 29, 2022