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LEARN ABOUT OUR CURRENT AND ON-GOING PRESERVATION PROJECTS
Century Farms • Civil War Sesquicentennial 2011-2015 • "Ghost Signs" • Historic Markers
Historic Tours • Historic Trails • National Register Project • Old Court House Restoration
Randolph County Heritage Museum • Randolph County Quilt Trail

St. Charles Massacre Memorial

 

 

 
 


Noteworthy Randolph County "Firsts" in the State of Arkansas
 

  • First Grist Mill – Demun Mill
    on Mill Creek, before 1800.
  • First Ferry – Hix Ferry on Current River, 1802.
  • Arkansas' first planned town - Davidsonville, 1815
  • First Court – held at the home of Solomon Hewitt, west of Davidsonville, 1815.
  • First U. S. Post Office – Davidsonville, 1817.
  • First School – Ravenden Springs-1817.
  • First Methodist Circuit Rider - Eli Lindsey, 1817.
  • First Baptist Church – Columbia–1818.
  • First Courthouse - Davidsonville, 1820.
  • First U. S, Land Office - Davidsonville, 1820.
  • First Masonic Lodge – Brakebill, 1828.
  • First Circus Performance – Pitman, 1838.
 
 

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