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Army Navy Hospital

Army Navy Hospital

Army and Navy General Hospital Allegedly the vision for the Army and Navy General Hospital came in 1882 at a dinner party in the Palace Bathhouse when Senator John Logan had deemed Hot Springs as the...

Army Navy Hospital

McRae Jail

The single-cell concrete McRae jail sits lonely in a field now, inviting anyone to take a look at the interesting building. Displaying paintings on the outside of Tweety Bird and Bugs Bunny the jail...

Army Navy Hospital

Russell Jail

The Russell Jail is a single-cell concrete structure built around 1935. Constructed with the help of the Civil Works Administration funding and was one of only three jails in the county to be...

Army Navy Hospital

Beebe Jail

The Beebe Jail is a double cell, concrete structure built in 1934 for the City of Beebe. This was not Beebe’s first jail though, a previous jail built had numerous attempts to blow it up using...

Army Navy Hospital

Huntington Jail

The City of Huntington announced on May 31, 1888, that sealed bids for a calaboose that would be 14×18 feet and a 12-inch partition. Vernacular cut stone was used for the construction and while...

Army Navy Hospital

Hartman Jail

Not much is known about the Hartman Jail, it is a small, single-cell built of rock. Preserved beautifully, with its history undocumented, it is one of the most perfect examples of why we take the...

Army Navy Hospital

Plumerville Jail

This one room jail in Plumerville was built sometime around the early 1900s. This style of concrete “pour-in-place” construction was perfected around the 1910s in the midwest. It displays...

Army Navy Hospital

Magazine Jail

By 1934, the citizens of Magazine, Arkansas had decided upon the need for a jail structure. Most towns across the midwest had already had these tiny one-cell jails at this point. The jail was made of...

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