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Historical Markers in Baxter County, Arkansas

 
Clickable Map of Baxter County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Baxter County, AR (7) Fulton County, AR (15) Izard County, AR (6) Marion County, AR (17) Searcy County, AR (5) Stone County, AR (3) Ozark County, MO (2)  BaxterCounty(7) Baxter County (7)  FultonCounty(15) Fulton County (15)  IzardCounty(6) Izard County (6)  MarionCounty(17) Marion County (17)  SearcyCounty(5) Searcy County (5)  StoneCounty(3) Stone County (3)  OzarkCountyMissouri(2) Ozark County (2)
Mountain Home is the county seat for Baxter County
Adjacent to Baxter County, Arkansas
      Fulton County (15)  
      Izard County (6)  
      Marion County (17)  
      Searcy County (5)  
      Stone County (3)  
      Ozark County, Missouri (2)  
 
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1Arkansas, Baxter County, Mountain Home — 3 — Mountain Home Commercial Historic District
This commercial historic district was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 15, 2010 as a representative collection of early to mid-20th century vernacular architecture, Centered on the Baxter County Courthouse, which was . . . Map (db m170753) HM
2Arkansas, Baxter County, Mountain Home — Old Military Road
About 1800 near this spot white man established the first trail from East to West across Baxter County. Later some of the Cherokee Indians were moved to Oklahoma using this route which was known as the Trail of Tears.Map (db m62248) HM
3Arkansas, Baxter County, Mountain Home — 68 — Skirmishes Near Mountain Home
On Oct. 12, 1862, Maj. John Wilber led a force of 125 men of the 14th Missouri State Militia (U.S.) and 100 from the Enrolled Militia from Ozark, Mo., to hit Confederate troops camped at Yellville. High water on the White River forced the Union . . . Map (db m170457) HM
4Arkansas, Baxter County, Norfork — Jacob Wolf HouseBuilt 1829
In 1829, when Arkansas was a territory of the United States, Jacob Wolf donated the land and built this structure as the first permanent courthouse for Izard County. Great competition existed among frontier settlers to secure the "seat of justice . . . Map (db m170827) HM
5Arkansas, Baxter County, Norfork — Jacob Wolf HouseFinding the Clues for the Town Site of Liberty
Courthouse Jacob Welt was serving as a legislator in the Arkansas Territorial General Assembly in 1829 when he wrote the legislation to create the structure you see as the country's first permanent courthouse. In the legislation he noted . . . Map (db m171518) HM
6Arkansas, Baxter County, Norfork — Jacob Wolf HouseVisitors Over the Years
Wolf Family Home Even after the county seat moved, this house bustled with activity. Arkansas became a state in 1836, and settlers followed the White River hundreds of miles into the interior of north Arkansas. Thousands of these settlers . . . Map (db m171528) HM
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7Arkansas, Baxter County, Norfork — 7 — Jacob Wolf House Historic SiteNorfork
Jacob Wolf was a merchant, builder of log structures, carpenter, and blacksmith. He was elected a representative to Arkansas Territory's General Assembly in 1826. The two-story dogtrot structure constructed by Wolf in 1829 served as Izard . . . Map (db m170758) HM
 
 
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Jan. 27, 2023