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Historical Markers in Fulton County, Arkansas

 
Clickable Map of Fulton 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 Fulton County, AR (15) Baxter County, AR (7) Izard County, AR (6) Sharp County, AR (4) Howell County, MO (6) Oregon County, MO (3) Ozark County, MO (2)  FultonCounty(15) Fulton County (15)  BaxterCounty(7) Baxter County (7)  IzardCounty(6) Izard County (6)  SharpCounty(4) Sharp County (4)  HowellCountyMissouri(6) Howell County (6)  OregonCounty(3) Oregon County (3)  OzarkCounty(2) Ozark County (2)
Salem is the county seat for Fulton County
Adjacent to Fulton County, Arkansas
      Baxter County (7)  
      Izard County (6)  
      Sharp County (4)  
      Howell County, Missouri (6)  
      Oregon County, Missouri (3)  
      Ozark County, Missouri (2)  
 
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1Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Arkansas-Missouri Power Company
This building was constructed by the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company in 1927. The generator and equipment inside are all original, with the exception of the oil circuit breaker which was replaced in 1956. At a cost of $11,000, the generator was . . . Map (db m192092) HM
2Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — 93 — Civil War in Fulton County / Action at Salem
Civil War in Fulton CountyFulton County men fought on both sides in the Civil War, and some were arrested in 1861 as members of the Unionist Peace Society. U.S. troops marched through in April 1862 during the Pea Ridge Campaign. . . . Map (db m179988) HM
3Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Community AuditoriumFormerly St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
• February 1888
Cornerstone laid
• April 1888
St. Andrew’s Mission Admitted into Diocese
• 1890
Deemed a Parish Church
• 1920
Building moved 1 block to . . . Map (db m183176) HM
4Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Dam Site #1 and Mammoth Spring Milling Company
The dam seen here was constructed in 1887 & 1888 for the Mammoth Spring Milling Company. Each stone was hand-quarried and fit into place using no mechanical equipment. The concrete structure, to your left on the far side of the dam, is all that . . . Map (db m192074) HM
5Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Frisco Caboose 1176
The caboose was a home away from home for railroad men, a place as individual as the men themselves. Here the conductor and brakeman could prepare a hot meal, catch up on much needed sleep, wash off the grease and coal dust, or finish daily tasks, . . . Map (db m192099) HM
6Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — George D. HayThe Solemn Old Judge
. . . Map (db m192100) HM
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7Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Mammoth SpringNational Natural Landmark
Mammoth Spring has been designated a National Natural Landmark This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the Nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of man’s environment 1990 National Park . . . Map (db m192000) HM
8Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Mammoth Spring DepotThe Past
Built in 1885 for the Kansas City, Ft. Scott & Memphis Railroad, Mammoth Spring Depot rapidly became the social hub of the community. Area residents were fascinated with the comings and goings of the massive steam engines and enjoyed the excitement . . . Map (db m192097) HM
9Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Mammoth Spring DepotArchitectural Features
Brick walkways were a common feature of Victorian era train depots, as were slate roofs and the diamond-shaped panes of the dormer windows. Another interesting feature was the extra-deep eaves, built to shelter passengers and freight from the . . . Map (db m192098) HM
10Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Old Soldier's Reunion
In 1890, the first Reunion of the Blue and Gray was held at Mammoth Spring, attracting Civil War veterans on both sides from Northern Arkansas and Southern Missouri. It quickly became a popular August event, with most participants arriving . . . Map (db m192166) HM
11Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — The Big Gun
This U.S. Model 1861 4.5-inch Ordnance Rifle was known locally as "The Big Gun." The annual Reunion of the Blue and Gray, held at Mammoth Spring, became so popular the U.S. War Department furnished this cannon in 1893. During reunion week, it . . . Map (db m192167) HM
12Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — The Development of Mammoth Spring
How has the spring helped the development of Mammoth Spring? The constant flow of water provided a reliable source of power as early as 1835, when a grist mill was located on the banks of the river. As the city flourished, the dam was . . . Map (db m192165) HM
13Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — The Inspiration for The Grand Ole OpryMammoth Spring, Arkansas
In 1919, George D. Hay, a young newspaper reporter for the Memphis Commercial Appeal, visited Mammoth Spring while on assignment. Before boarding the train back to the city, Hay was invited to a traditional Ozark musical and marveled at the . . . Map (db m192093) HM
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14Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — What Am I Standing On?
You are standing on the support for a bridge across Spring Lake. The bridge provided an important link between the train station and the city of Mammoth Spring. The first bridge, made of wood, was replaced by a steel bridge. The steel bridge was . . . Map (db m192168) HM
15Arkansas, Fulton County, Viola — Viola Cemetery
The First Person Buried Here Was H. W. Cook in 1877Map (db m159973) HM
 
 
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Jan. 27, 2023