“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hempstead County, Arkansas

Clickable Map of Hempstead County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hempstead County, AR (8) Howard County, AR (2) Lafayette County, AR (5) Little River County, AR (9) Miller County, AR (5) Nevada County, AR (6) Pike County, AR (4)  HempsteadCounty(8) Hempstead County (8)  HowardCounty(2) Howard County (2)  LafayetteCounty(5) Lafayette County (5)  LittleRiverCounty(9) Little River County (9)  MillerCounty(5) Miller County (5)  NevadaCounty(6) Nevada County (6)  PikeCounty(4) Pike County (4)
Hope is the county seat for Hempstead County
Adjacent to Hempstead County, Arkansas
      Howard County (2)  
      Lafayette County (5)  
      Little River County (9)  
      Miller County (5)  
      Nevada County (6)  
      Pike County (4)  
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1 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — "I Still Believe In A Place Called Hope"President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"In this house I learned to walk and talk. I learned to pray I learned to read and I learned to count by number cards my grandparents tacked on the kitchen window." — President Clinton, Dedication Speech at the . . . Map (db m161922) HM
2 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — Boyhood Home Of Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton lived in this house with his mother and stepfather, Roger Clinton, from 1950 until 1953. During those years, the future president attended kindergarten and first grade. Billy, as he was known then, loved to play with . . . Map (db m159746) HM
3 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — Catalpa Tree
This tree is believed to have been planted in 1912 when the railroad station was built. Local residents remember the days when its limbs were so long that they nearly touched the ground. A cannon sat next to this tree prior to World War II but this . . . Map (db m161918) HM
4 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — Mail Pole
The last bag of mail hung on this pole was October 14, 1967 at Ward, Arkansas. This was also the final day of operation for the Railway Post Office in the state.Map (db m161919) HM
5 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — Merchants Of Hope
In 1909, the merchants of Hope paid to have the names of their business imprinted into a sidewalk which led from the old Garland School to Fair Park. A portion of those squares were removed in 1995 for use in this new sidewalk at the train . . . Map (db m161920) HM
6 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — President William Jefferson Clinton
March 12, 1999. On this day two Hope natives visited the Hope Visitor Center and museum. President William Jefferson Clinton, in town to dedicate his restored birthplace house, was escorted through the center by life-long friend Thomas Franklin . . . Map (db m161917) HM
7 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — Railroad Inspection Car
This two man inspection car was built in 1948 by Fairmont Railway Motors. Signalmen especially, relied on this motor car for transportation as they inspected signals, automatic switches and crossing gates. Known for its light weight and easy . . . Map (db m161915) HM
8 Arkansas, Hempstead County, Hope — William Jefferson ClintonFirst Home of the 42nd President of the United States
Dedicated March 12, 1999. Mike Huckabee Governor, Jim Hill State Senator, Sandra Rodgers State Representative. Major Benefactors-Century Tube, Inc, Swepco, Entergy, Sanyo Manufacturing Corp, Future Tech Intel, Nina Wang, Ben & Martha Bryant, Nissan . . . Map (db m61796) HM
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Jun. 7, 2023