Greene county arkansas trails to the past rootsweb. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Courtesy of the arkansas history commission in 1872, the st. Browse the amazon editors picks for the best books of 2019, featuring our. Greene county, arkansas books from heritage books source. Greene county is nestled in the northeast section of the u. Feb 25, 2020 thomas steven blossom was born on sunday, march 09, 1941 and passed away on tuesday, february 25, 2020. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. The asu museum is a unique learning center that transcends traditional educational forums in both delivery and impact. Get instant criminal history, financial history, addresses and contact info. Louis and iron mountain railroad missouri pacific began service through arkansas between st. I will always be proud to be from the one and only paragould, arkansas.
Paragould, arkansas simple english wikipedia, the free. This is one of the only books that i have been able to find that talks about the paragould that i can relate to. As you type, search results will appear automatically below the search field. Local history books on arkansas arcadia publishing. A directory of libraries throughout the world periodical source index search greene county, arkansas source. In the 1920s, the people of the county decided to honor them with a. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Reverend george gleisner came to northeast arkansas and conducted services in jonesboro, pocahontas, and paragould from 1887 to 1889. Between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 200,000 or more homeless and. In 1971, arkansas and oklahoma joined in the arkansas river navigation system, a project that developed the arkansas river basin to provide water transportation to the mississippi.
Courtesy of the arkansas history commission civil war through the gilded age new building construction in paragould greene county. Search the history of over 422 billion web pages on the internet. Larry shane blackwell was born on monday, october 02, 1972 and passed away on friday, march, 2020. The press democrat was established at gainesville in 1878 and was moved here in 1882. In the early 1990s, the arkansas based walmart merchandise chain, founded by arkansan sam walton in 1962 as a smalltown discount store, became the largest retailer. The 2017 crime rate in paragould, ar was 449 city crime index, which was 1. Emphasis for this timeline is on events that affected migration, records, or recordkeeping. Greene county public library northeast arkansas regional.
As a nonprofit organization, our support derives from membership fees and book. Internet archive contributor allen county public library genealogy center language english. Paramore and jay gould, whose railroad paths literally crossed in 1882 in a small community in central greene county. Biographical and historical memoirs of greene county, arkansas book. We house a wellrounded variety of information that dates back to early generations of greene county families and historical records. Apr 20, 2017 franklin wilbourn 19031998 presentation to greene county historical society 1988. Includes history and genealogy for the cities of bethel, crowley, finch, gainesville, halliday, herndon, lorado, marmaduke, paragould, stonewall, tilmanville, walcott, ar.
Tumblebooks, a world leader in online childrens book databases. According to american legion records, 476 greene county men served in the u. By the beginning of the 20th century, the town was one of the main centers of business in northeast arkansas. Paragould is the county seat of greene county, and the 19thlargest city in arkansas, in the united states. Provide tax information to tax payers and title companies including amounts, value, mileage, property cards, dav exemptions information.
Paragould white pages phone books in arkansas ar whitepages. Paragouldarea historical tornado activity is near arkansas state average. Geografija koordinate vremenska zona utc6, leti utc5. A guide to the state by writers program of the work projects administration in the state of arkansas hastings house, 1941.
Greene county library northeast arkansas regional library. The 5 best things to do in paragould 2020 with photos. If you have an interest in the history of arkansas and the genealogy of its. The genealogy section houses the local history and genealogy collection of books, journals, family files microfilm, microfiche, all of which are available for usage at the library. What is now known as the paragould meteorite was, at that time, the largest meteorite to ever have been seen falling and then recovered. When youve entered you desired search terms use tab to navigate through the available results and hit enter to open the selected page or document. A paragould man faces a sexual assault charge following a referral received by the arkansas child abuse hotline. Paragould is the only place in the world known to have the moniker. Fred williams, professor of history at the university of arkansas at little rock, opened the conference with a keynote address, modernization in the arkansas delta, 19452000. It was erected 1935 at 301 west highland in paragould, arkansas. Paragould soon became a thriving community, partially due to the abundance of hardwood forests that surrounded the area.
Thomas steven blossom was a resident of paragould, arkansas at the time of passing. Paragould, arkansas, city directory by anonymous 2015. List of books and articles about arkansas history online. We offer dvds newer movies, television series, classic movies, music cds of all genres, audio books, free. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in. Othsafounded in 1986 in springdale washington and benton countiespreserves the history of the orphan train era, a period when thousands of children were relocated across the country. Search census records 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940, 1890 veterans. The paragould micropolitan areas population is approximately. Marys church in 1889, bought the location on second and highland streets for.
Mack hamblen greene county historical and genealogical. There is also an excellent genealogy and arkansas history research facility located in the lipscomb room. See more ideas about history, paragould arkansas and arkansas. This library is affiliated with northeast arkansas regional library. Well, they have teen books, including some of the classics you may be using for research papers. Gould, thus making paragould a truly original name for. Situated atop crowleys ridge and located along the crowleys ridge parkway national scenic byway, paragould was incorporated in 1883 and derived its name from two railroad officials james a. The paragould war memorial is a statue of liberty replica raised at the greene county courthouse in 1924 to honor the men of the county who had served and died in world war i. Thomas steven blossom was born on sunday, march 09, 1941 and passed away on tuesday, february 25, 2020. Finch, gainesville, halliday, herndon, lorado, marmaduke, paragould, stonewall. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet.
Greene county library arkansas delta byways tourism. The collection of the library contains 192,579 volumes. Paragould genealogy in greene county, ar usa 1,060,369 arkansas 16,358 greene county 189 paragould 49. Discover the most important events in arkansas history, and its culture and the communities throughout time. See more ideas about arkansas, old pictures and pictures.
In the last 5 years paragould has seen an increase in violent crime and. The butler center for arkansas studies genealogy page. Paragoulds rich history should start with the citys name itself. I was born in paragould arkansas and started genealogy work on my family in 2011. Greene county, arkansas genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. Two, possibly three, huge rocks from outer space put the arkansas town of paragould greene county into the history and science books early in 1930. An informative and historical overview of greene county, arkansas with 80 pages. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Although their focus is on history, the association maintains a list of web sites for arkansas genealogical and historical societies. This page primarily lists records kept at the city level. Were also aware of how those in big, bustling cities lived in the 60s thanks to awardwinning shows like amcs mad men and period crime dramas. Paragould has two weekly newspapers both democratic.
As the only paragould in the world, the name was derived from a combination of the names of two railroad tycoons, j. Paragoulds history paragould regional chamber of commerce. These 15 photos of arkansas in the 1960s are mesmerizing. The arkansas deltas history and its implications for the twentyfirst century was the theme of the sixtyfirst annual conference of the arkansas historical association, held april 1820, 2002, in paragould. Programs and exhibits are regionally focused, celebrating arkansas history, while engaging youth in the arts and sciences and bringing meaningful educational programs to visitors of all ages. The first of the paper sessions followed at the historic collins theater in downtown paragould. Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were taken from the greene county page on the website, the encyclopedia of arkansas history and culture. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. A belt of rocks known as the asteroid belt, left over from the formation of the solar system, orbits the sun. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages. Paragould, arkansas, city directory internet archive. See more ideas about paragould arkansas, arkansas and arkansas usa. Franklin wilbourn 19031998 presentation to greene county historical society 1988.
The paragould conference of the arkansas historical. Marys catholic church is one of only two churches that he designed in arkansas. Greene county, arkansas genealogy familysearch wiki. Media center greene county tech school district paragould. Historical old winter picture of downtown paragould arkansas. An informative and historical overview of greene county, arkansas with 80 pages including 120 biographies plus 32 different greene county communities on 4 different maps.
Guide to greene county, arkansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in smithsonian libraries fedlink us genealogy lincoln collection. Describes the resources available for family researchers at the archives in little rock. Greene county library arkansas delta byways tourism association. Greene county arkansas genealogy, history, maps with. The 2017 paragould crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2016. The paragould war memorial was listed on the national register of historic places on june 20, 1997. The city is located in northeastern arkansas on the eastern edge of crowleys ridge, a geologic anomaly contained within the arkansas delta. Greene county arkansas genealogy, history, maps with paragould. Paragould city directory, 1920 family history library paragould, arkansas, city directory genealogy gophers paragould newspapers and obituaries.
Charles spoke of this architectural project in his oral history interview with virginia stith of the st. These 15 photos of arkansas in the 1960s are mesmerizing americas pretty knowledgable of what life was like during the 1960s, thanks to the wonderful chronicling of counterculture history. Paragould, arkansas has a population of around 26,000 people and is located approximately 150 miles northeast of little rock and 80 miles northwest of west memphis. Paragould meteorite two, possibly three, huge rocks from outer space put the arkansas town of paragould greene county into the history and science books early in 1930. Larry shane blackwell was a resident of paragould, arkansas at the time of passing. Many arkansans can trace their roots to children who were relocated to arkansas.501 1331 1253 1475 1230 919 1620 71 1372 1004 809 470 972 1312 1574 822 828 1027 112 1035 192 437 831 1293 1436 1333 1454 236 72 1410 754 1319