National Register of Historic Places in Poinsett County

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Poinsett County Courthouse
Bounded by Market, East, Court, and Main Sts., Harrisburg
The present courthouse was built in 1918 costing $200,000. It is one of the prettiest in the state of Arkansas.
Recently underwent renovations

Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Selligman,Mitchell, Hollingsworth,J.E.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

 

Bacon Hotel (added 1995 - Building
Also known as Sunrise Hotel
Homestead Rd. at jct. with RR tracks, SE corner, Whitehall
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bacon, James
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Single Dwelling2
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

 

Marked Tree Lock and Siphons
Also known as St. Francis River Lock and Siphons
On the St. Francis River, Marked Tree
The Siphons take water out of the St. Francis Lake, also known as the St. Francis Sunken Lands, hoist it over the levee and dump it into the St. Francis River (on the right side of the picture) in order to keep the river navigable
Photo used with permission
photo by Russell T. Johnson
Arkansas Traveler website

Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers, Et al.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Government, Other, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Public Works, Water-Related
Current Function: Government, Other, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Public Works
   
.For addtional information visit: Source of information and photo:Engineering Wonder web site for the Lock and Siphons

 

Modern News Building
216 N. Main St., Harrisburg
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Communications, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Communications Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Communications Facility

 

Poinsett Community Club
Main & Poinsett Sts., Trumann
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Boggs,Watson B.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic, Meeting Hall
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Meeting Hall

 

Rivervale Inverted Siphons
Also known as Rivervale Tunnel;Rivervale Culvert
Just SW of AR 135 across Little R., Rivervale

Historic Significance:

Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pride & Fairley Engineering Co., Et al
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Other, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Other
Current Function: Other

 

Willie Lamb Post No. 26 American Legion Hut
Also known as Lepanto American Legion Hut
205 Alexander St., Lepanto

Historic Significance:

Event

Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall