National Register of Historic Places listings in Polk County, Arkansas


This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Polk County, Arkansas.

Location of Polk County in Arkansas

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Polk County, Arkansas, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.[1]

There are 30 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another two properties were once listed but have been removed.

Contents: Counties in Arkansas


          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted June 17, 2022.[2]

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Current listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Bard Springs Bathhouse October 20, 1993
(#93001073)
Forest Service Road 106, northwest of Athens, in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°23′26″N 94°00′38″W / 34.390556°N 94.010556°W / 34.390556; -94.010556 (Bard Springs Bathhouse)
Athens
2 Bard Springs Dam No. 1 October 21, 1993
(#93001074)
Forest Service Road 106, northwest of Athens, in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°23′27″N 94°00′41″W / 34.390833°N 94.011389°W / 34.390833; -94.011389 (Bard Springs Dam No. 1)
Athens
3 Bard Springs Dam No. 2 October 21, 1993
(#93001075)
Forest Service Road 106, northwest of Athens, in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°23′26″N 94°00′36″W / 34.390556°N 94.01°W / 34.390556; -94.01 (Bard Springs Dam No. 2)
Athens
4 Bard Springs Picnic Shelter October 20, 1993
(#93001076)
Forest Service Road 106, northwest of Athens, in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°23′27″N 94°00′34″W / 34.390833°N 94.009444°W / 34.390833; -94.009444 (Bard Springs Picnic Shelter)
Athens No longer standing
5 Bogg Springs Hotel September 30, 1993
(#93001023)
Highway 84
34°19′45″N 94°25′40″W / 34.329167°N 94.427778°W / 34.329167; -94.427778 (Bogg Springs Hotel)
Bogg Springs Demolished in 2014 by property owners.
6 Buckeye Vista Overlook March 30, 2007
(#07000204)
Forest Service Road 38
34°24′47″N 94°02′02″W / 34.4131°N 94.0339°W / 34.4131; -94.0339 (Buckeye Vista Overlook)
Athens
7 Ebenezer Monument January 30, 1992
(#91000689)
Junction of 9th and Church Sts.
34°35′04″N 94°14′30″W / 34.584444°N 94.241667°W / 34.584444; -94.241667 (Ebenezer Monument)
Mena
8 Elks Lodge June 4, 1998
(#98000616)
500 Mena St.
34°35′09″N 94°14′16″W / 34.585833°N 94.237778°W / 34.585833; -94.237778 (Elks Lodge)
Mena
9 C.E. Foster House February 25, 1993
(#93000084)
Northern side of Highway 88, west of its junction with Highway 272
34°41′09″N 94°22′25″W / 34.685833°N 94.373611°W / 34.685833; -94.373611 (C.E. Foster House)
Mena
10 Heathcliff Cabin September 14, 2021
(#100006926)
East End of Maintenance Ln., Queen Wilhelmina State Park
34°41′06″N 94°21′54″W / 34.6851°N 94.3649°W / 34.6851; -94.3649 (Heathcliff Cabin)
Mena vicinity
11 Janssen Park December 13, 1979
(#79000448)
Off Highway 8
34°35′00″N 94°14′24″W / 34.583333°N 94.24°W / 34.583333; -94.24 (Janssen Park)
Mena
12 Mena Commercial Historic District July 23, 2009
(#09000321)
Mena St. between Port Arthur and Gillham Ave., Sherwood Ave. between Mena and DeQueen St., and U.S. Route 71 south of Mena
34°35′00″N 94°14′08″W / 34.583442°N 94.235661°W / 34.583442; -94.235661 (Mena Commercial Historic District)
Mena
13 Mena Kansas City-Southern Depot June 5, 1991
(#91000685)
West of the junction of Pickering Ave. and Mena St.
34°34′58″N 94°14′11″W / 34.582778°N 94.236389°W / 34.582778; -94.236389 (Mena Kansas City-Southern Depot)
Mena
14 Mountain Fork Bridge April 9, 1990
(#90000540)
County Road 38 over Mountain Fork Creek
34°31′41″N 94°24′00″W / 34.528056°N 94.4°W / 34.528056; -94.4 (Mountain Fork Bridge)
Mena
15 National Guard Armory June 5, 1991
(#91000682)
Junction of DeQueen and Maple Sts.
34°35′03″N 94°14′17″W / 34.584167°N 94.238056°W / 34.584167; -94.238056 (National Guard Armory)
Mena
16 Old Post Office June 5, 1991
(#91000686)
520 N. Mena St.
34°35′03″N 94°14′17″W / 34.584167°N 94.238056°W / 34.584167; -94.238056 (Old Post Office)
Mena
17 Polk County Courthouse November 20, 1992
(#92001618)
Northeastern corner of the junction of Church Ave. and DeQueen St.
34°35′12″N 94°14′21″W / 34.586667°N 94.239167°W / 34.586667; -94.239167 (Polk County Courthouse)
Mena
18 St. Agnes Catholic Church June 5, 1991
(#91000696)
Junction of 8th and Walnut Sts.
34°35′11″N 94°14′33″W / 34.586389°N 94.2425°W / 34.586389; -94.2425 (St. Agnes Catholic Church)
Mena
19 Shady Lake Bathhouse October 20, 1993
(#93001097)
County Road 64 in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°21′41″N 94°01′51″W / 34.361389°N 94.030833°W / 34.361389; -94.030833 (Shady Lake Bathhouse)
Athens
20 Shady Lake Caretaker's House October 20, 1993
(#93001098)
Forest Service Road 38 in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°21′49″N 94°02′03″W / 34.363611°N 94.034167°W / 34.363611; -94.034167 (Shady Lake Caretaker's House)
Athens
21 Shady Lake CCC Bridge No. 1 October 14, 2010
(#10000841)
Forest Service Road 38 over the South Fork of the Saline River
34°21′39″N 94°01′24″W / 34.360833°N 94.023333°W / 34.360833; -94.023333 (Shady Lake CCC Bridge No. 1)
Athens vicinity Facilities Constructed by the CCC in Arkansas MPS
22 Shady Lake CCC Bridge No. 2 October 14, 2010
(#10000842)
Shady Lake Campground loop road over the East Fork of the Saline River
34°22′04″N 94°01′31″W / 34.367778°N 94.025278°W / 34.367778; -94.025278 (Shady Lake CCC Bridge No. 2)
Athens vicinity Facilities Constructed by the CCC in Arkansas MPS
23 Shady Lake Dam October 20, 1993
(#93001099)
County Road 64 in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°21′36″N 94°01′58″W / 34.36°N 94.032778°W / 34.36; -94.032778 (Shady Lake Dam)
Athens
24 Shady Lake Picnic Pavilion October 20, 1993
(#93001100)
Forest Service Road 38 in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°21′38″N 94°01′44″W / 34.360556°N 94.028889°W / 34.360556; -94.028889 (Shady Lake Picnic Pavilion)
Athens
25 Shady Lake Recreation Area Historic District October 2, 2015
(#15000480)
Forest Service Road 38 of the Ouachita National Forest
34°21′38″N 94°01′44″W / 34.36055°N 94.0289°W / 34.36055; -94.0289 (Shady Lake Recreation Area Historic District)
Athens vicinity
26 Judge Benjamin Shaver House December 6, 1979
(#79003431)
701 12th St.
34°35′00″N 94°14′41″W / 34.583333°N 94.244722°W / 34.583333; -94.244722 (Judge Benjamin Shaver House)
Mena
27 State Line Marker November 18, 1976
(#76000448)
17 miles northwest of Mena on Highway 88
34°41′38″N 94°27′19″W / 34.693889°N 94.455278°W / 34.693889; -94.455278 (State Line Marker)
Mena Extends into Le Flore County, Oklahoma
28 Studebaker Showroom June 9, 2000
(#00000636)
519 Port Arthur
34°35′02″N 94°14′12″W / 34.583889°N 94.236667°W / 34.583889; -94.236667 (Studebaker Showroom)
Mena
29 Sugar Creek Vista Overlook March 30, 2007
(#07000205)
Forest Service Road 38
34°25′43″N 94°03′21″W / 34.428611°N 94.055833°W / 34.428611; -94.055833 (Sugar Creek Vista Overlook)
Athens
30 Tall Peak Fire Tower [[File:
 
Tall Peak Fire Tower
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October 20, 1993
(#93001077)
Forest Service Road 38A northwest of Athens in the Caney Creek Wildlife Management Area of the Ouachita National Forest
34°23′11″N 94°02′33″W / 34.386389°N 94.0425°W / 34.386389; -94.0425 (Tall Peak Fire Tower)
Athens

Former listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Description
1 Bee Mountain Fire Tower October 20, 1993
(#93001078)
November 7, 2005 Forest Service Rd. 30 NE of Vandervoort, Ouachita National Forest
Vandervoort Civilian Conservation Corps built in 1938
2 Scoggin House July 18, 1978
(#78000616)
January 14, 2002 1215 Port Arthur Avenue
Mena

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved June 17, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.