White County, Arkansas

White County Historical Society


In the early 90's Paul Davis of Boy Scout Troop 96 developed a five-mile hiking trail for his Eagle project.  It included 20 historical sites and was called the "Searcy Historical Trail". The late historian Raymond Muncy participated in the project.

Here are the sites chosen for the Trail:

  • Spring Park; intersection of Main and Pleasure
  • Rock Island Railroad Depot: 111 East Spring
  • Quattlebaum Music Store: 101 East Spring
  • Confederate marker: Courthouse Square
  • White County Courthouse: Downtown Searcy
  • Searcy Female College: southwest of corner of Moore and Turner
  • Oak Grove Cemetery: Moore Street
  • General McRae's grave: Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Judge Jess Cypert's grave: Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Stage Coach Inn: northwest of intersection of Moore and Turner
  • Spanish land grant marker: northeast of Intersection of Davis and Mary Ella
  • Pioneer Village
  • The Hanging Tree: parking lot of Searcy Headstart 610 Moss
  • Galloway College marker: Harding University campus, across from American Heritage Building
  • Lightle house: 601 East Race
  • Jones House: 308 East Race
  • Black house: 300 East Race
  • Deener house: 304 East Center
  • Citizen Abstract: 104 East Race
  • Booth Family Cemetery: 403 East Lincoln