Arkansas Adds Sites to National Historic Register

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) has announced seven additions to the National Register of Historic Places:

♦  U.S. 65 Expressway Pedestrian Bridge, Jefferson County
♦  Lawrence A. Davis, Sr., Student Union, Jefferson County
♦  Dr. Alfred A. and Adele Berger, House, Phillips County
♦  Helena World Building, Phillips County
♦  Helena Aero Tech Hangars, Phillips County
♦  K.C. Baking Powder Building, Pulaski County
♦  Jewish Cemetery, Sebastian County

A listing on the National Register of Historic Places is an honorary certification that allows property owners to apply for grants and tax credits toward maintenance.
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is an agency of Arkansas Heritage. AHPP is responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources.

Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Historic Arkansas Museum, and the Arkansas State Archives. Arkansas Heritage is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism.

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