This picture was taken about where E. Prospect crosses Hwy 65-62 which is just north of where the future R.R. Station was built. The man standing to the left was Dr. B.J. Vance. The lady to the right with the long skirt was his daughter Virgie May.
Harrison First Baptist Church in the process of being built (originally on Vine Street which is now Main Street in Harrison, Arkansas – where the Durand Center of North Arkansas College is located Now. The current church is now located on Pine Street.)
Did you know that we have a new book that follows Boone County through time between 1910-1960? It is full of amazing pictures from the time period. It is available at the museum during normal operating hours, your you can buy it through our new online store.
Not sure when this happened, the top of the “Harness” building says FREW KINGS. I have an 1897 concert poster advertising tickets on sale at Frew and Kings Harness Shop. J.B. Frew was a prominent figure in Boone County history. He kept a diary of the time he spent fighting in the Indian wars out
Artifacts contained in a 100 year old time capsule are now on display at the Boone County Heritage Museum in Harrison, Arkansas. The time capsule was removed this week from the cornerstone of the former school building which houses the museum. Director Toinette Madison says her research has turned up many instances of damaged items