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By Mary Thurman, January 18, 2013
Fayetteville National Guard Armory
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — 936 Field Artillery Battalion
Dedicated to those who served and those who waited HQ & HQS Battery Austin, Carl D. ∙ Baldwin, Alvin E. ∙ Bartle, Billy J. ∙ Blake, Harold G. ∙ Blood, Rueben S. ∙ Bohannan, Billy W. ∙ Brown, Marion E. . . . — Map (db m62976) WM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Archibald YellIn Memory Of
Born near Salisbury, North Carolina, Aug. 1797 Volunteer in Battle of New Orleans, 1815 Member of Tennessee Legislature, 1827 Grand Master of Masons in Tennessee, 1831 District Judge of Arkansas Territory, 1832-1836 Charter Member of . . . — Map (db m59891) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Butterfield Stage Route
This tablet marks a part of the Butterfield Stage Route from St. Louis to San Francisco 1857 – 1860 — Map (db m59888) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Evolution of Fayetteville
The earliest known inhabitants of the hardwood forest of the Ozarks migrated to Arkansas over 12 thousand years ago through the Great Bering Strait. For the next two thousand years Bluff Dwellers hunted the mountain plateaus before the Quapaws, . . . — Map (db m59882) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Fayetteville Center Square
The Fayetteville Square served as the location of the Washington County courthouse from 1837 to 1904, when a new courthouse was built facing Center Street on College Avenue. Title to the public square (Block 27) was conveyed to the United States . . . — Map (db m59879) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Fayetteville's Earliest Methodist Church
Fayetteville's earliest Methodist Church Stood on this site 1840 – 1899 The Methodist Episcopal Church in Fayetteville was organized in 1832. The modest frame building of 1840, destroyed by fire during the Civil War, was . . . — Map (db m59875) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — First Confederate Company Organized in Washington County
Near this spot a flag was presented to the First Confederate Company organized in Washington County Co. E, 2nd Cavalry Reg’t Arkansas Volunteers Capt. T.J. Kelly May 1861 — Map (db m59902) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Guisinger Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m59895) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Headquarters House
This house, built by Jonas M. Tebbetts about 1858, was used as headquarters by the Federal troops during the battle of Fayetteville on April 18, 1863. Two doors still bear scars of the battle -- panels splintered by minie balls. Confederate cavalry . . . — Map (db m140425) HM WM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — James William Fulbright
President of University of Arkansas 1939-1941. U.S. Representative 1943-1944. U.S. Senator 1945. Delegate to the United Nations 1954. Author of Fulbright Resolution for International Cooperation 1943. Originator of Fulbright . . . — Map (db m59915) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Lewis Brothers Building
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Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Mrs. Young Block
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Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Purple Heart Memorial
Purple Heart Memorial Combat Wounded Veterans Dedicated May 20, 2005 — Map (db m78035) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Reiff House1834 - 1951
This Ante-Bellum Home was built on land granted to Washington County by an Act of Congress to build a court house, entitled “An Act for the Relief of Fayetteville, in the Territory of Arkansas,” and signed June 26, 1834 by . . . — Map (db m59911) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Replica of the Statue of Liberty

With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States

The Boy Scouts of America

dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and and . . . — Map (db m92306) HM

Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Revolutionary War Soldier Memorial(1775-1783)
In Memory to those soldiers who fought for American Independence during the Revolutionary War. These Veterans of the American Revolution came to live and died in Northwest Arkansas Names in left column: Benton . . . — Map (db m21227) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Significant Dates in Fayetteville History
Significant dates in Fayetteville history include: Incorporated town in 1836; Old Wire road from Jefferson City, Mo. to Ft. Smith cut in 1835; Washington County Fair first held on the Square in 1856; first telegraph installed around 1860; . . . — Map (db m59877) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — The Chosin Few
Dedicated to the brave men who survived their entrapment at the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, in that bitterly cold winter of 1950 ... who refused to leave behind "their heroes," the dead and wounded. Who proved again . . . — Map (db m21102) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — The Razorbacks
Following a 16-0 victory over LSU in Memphis on Nov. 13, 1909, the University of Arkansas football team was greeted at the Fayetteville train station across the street by a crowd of fans and students. Arkansas was 5-0 after the win and would . . . — Map (db m59912) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — The State and Land-Grant University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas came into being under the Morrell Land-Grant College Act of 1862, through which federal land sales established colleges devoted to “agriculture and mechanic arts,” scientific and classical studies, and . . . — Map (db m59913) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — The Stone House
This house was built in 1845 by Judge David Walker. He sold it in 1850 to Stephen K. Stone, whose family lived here during and after the Civil War. A solid shot from Fagan’s Confederate Battery on October 3, 1864 pierced the west wall of the . . . — Map (db m59910) HM
Arkansas (Washington County), Fayetteville — Will RogersTo The Memory Of
Whose heartfelt understanding of his fellowman made possible the planning of this avenue February 1931 — Map (db m59914) HM

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