Artifact of the Week — January 9, 2020

C. D. Metcalf and Nelle Glenn at side of Glenn house
C. D. Metcalf and Nelle Glenn at side of Glenn house

C. D. Metcalf and Nelle Glenn at side of Glenn house.  In their 20’s–probably taken in 1915 or 1920.  See Social life, and Fashion/ men and women.

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Artifact of the Week — January 2, 2020

Ringgold-Noland-Lawrence House marker
Ringgold-Noland-Lawrence House marker

A. Clyde McGinnis reading at Dedication of the Ringgold-Noland-Lawrence House marker in 1960s at lower end of Main Street, Batesville, Arkansas

Marker reads as follows:

                 RINGGOLD-NOLAND-LAWRENCE HOUSE

On this site stood the home of John Ringgold, one of the first settlers of Batesville, who came here from Kentucky before 1820.

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Announcement/Artifact of the Week – December 25,27

Day Dedication Robert & Betty Stroud
Day Dedication Robert & Betty Stroud
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Artifact of the Week – December 18, 2019

"A Thousand Points of LIght
“A Thousand Points of Light”

“A Thousand Points of LIght” – Batesville was justifiably proud of this lovely and innovative tree put up at the intersection of Main and Broad at Christmas time (ca 1948), shortly after the end of World War II.  Soon after this cheerful gathering it was knocked down by a motorist who was a Batesville native living elsewhere, but was not accustomed to a tree “growing” there.  Jeep Davis was the culprit; Albert West from A P & L had tree erected. 

Powell-Guard Collection # 1591

Conner Collection

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Artifact of the Week — December 12, 2019

Snow Falls on Batesville’s Main Street circa 1920
Snow Falls on Batesville’s Main Street circa 1920

Down town Batesville 1902 photo in our collection by Harry Miller.

Get your Christmas card created from our very own picture from the Spragins/Qualls collection. We have produced Christmas cards to purchase for $2.00 in our gift shop, come get yours before they are gone!

A second image is available. See below.

Snow falls Batesville circa 1902

Down town Batesville 1902 photo in our collection by Harry Miller.

We have produced Christmas cards to purchase for $2.00 in our gift shop, come get yours before they are gone!

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