“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Newton County Arkansas Historical Markers

A Monarch Returns Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, July 7, 2010
A Monarch Returns Marker
Arkansas (Newton County), Deer — A Monarch ReturnsElk Along the Buffalo — Buffalo National River —
What an exciting discovery to come across an elk roaming the fields and woodlands of the Buffalo River country. Once again these large members of the deer family can be found grazing or resting in clearings and open spaces. Native to the hardwood . . . — Map (db m61755) HM
Arkansas (Newton County), Deer — Boxley ValleyPreserving a Way of Life — Buffalo National River —
When establishing Buffalo National River in 1972, Congress recognized the need to preserve the valley’s culture as well as its free-flowing river. Here in Boxley Valley, a traditional farm community is being perpetuated within the borders of Buffalo . . . — Map (db m61757) HM
Arkansas (Newton County), Marble Falls Township — Arkansas Marble in Washington’s Monument
. . . — Map (db m101789) HM
Arkansas (Newton County), Ponca — Beaver Jim VillinesBoyhood Home — Buffalo National River —
Settling Along the Buffalo Abraham Villines and his children were among the earliest pioneer families in the Buffalo River valley. Abraham’s grandson William built this log house in 1850 for his new bride, Rebecca. Four years later their son . . . — Map (db m61752) HM

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May. 24, 2020