Carroll County structure is nominated for historic register

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Shady Grove Delmar Church and School near Delmar in Carroll County is among 11 Arkansas properties that recently were nominated to the National Register of Historic Places by the State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

An AHPP press release describes the structure as a "circa 1880 vernacular one-room building with subtle Queen Anne-style details."

Other properties nominated to the National Register are:

* Little Rock Federal Building at Little Rock in Pulaski County, a 1959-61 International-style building

* Elias House at North Little Rock in Pulaski County, built in 1949 and reflecting the Art Moderne and International styles of architecture

* Hot Springs U.S. Post Office and Courthouse at Hot Springs in Garland County, an International-style building constructed 1959-60

* Helena U.S. Post Office and Courthouse at Helena-West Helena in Phillips County, an International-style building built 1959-61

* Girl Scout Little House at Hope in Hempstead County, a Rustic-style log cabin constructed in 1938-39 by the Works Progress Administration, a Depression-era federal relief program

* St. Mary's Catholic Church at Paragould in Greene County, a 1935-36 building featuring a modernist interpretation of the Romanesque Revival style by architects Charles Eames and Robert Walsh

* Skillern House at Fayetteville in Washington County, a 1904-05 Folk Victorian-style residence

* Ozone School at Ozone in Johnson County, built in 1942 by the Works Progress Administration

* Fishback Neighborhood Historic District Expansion at Fort Smith in Sebastian County, including buildings constructed between 1895 and 1964

* Camp Chaffee Historic District Expansion at Fort Smith in Sebastian County, featuring nine buildings constructed between 1942 and 1946

The board also listed the Heagler House and Sheid House at North Little Rock in Pulaski County and Oaks Cemetery at Fayetteville in Washington County on the Arkansas Register of Historic Places. The Arkansas Register recognizes historically noteworthy places that are not eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

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