|Location||502 E. Parker St., Hamburg, Arkansas|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Built by||Watson, E.D.|
|Architectural style||Eclectic Provincial|
|NRHP reference #||75000373|
|Added to NRHP||December 6, 1975|
The Watson-Sawyer House is a historic house at 502 E. Parker St. in Hamburg, Arkansas. It was built in 1870 by E.D. Watson, an early settler of Ashley County, and is one of the finest houses in the county. The two-story house was built entirely out of oak, and features a two-story pedimented front portico supported by fluted Doric columns. The pediment is decorated with ribbon-like woodwork, which is repeated on the gable ends of main roof. Each floor on the front facade has a centrally-located door with sidelights, flanked by pairs of windows.
Hamburg is a city and county seat of Ashley County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 2,857 at the 2010 census.
Ashley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,853. The county seat is Hamburg. The county was formed in 1848 from parts of Chicot, Drew and Union counties and named after Chester Ashley. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.
The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.It continues to be held by Watson's descendants.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Ashley County, Arkansas.
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The Turner House, also known as the Turner-Fulk House, is a historic house at 1701 Center Street in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is a two-story wood-frame structure, with a gabled roof, clapboarded exterior, and brick foundation. Its most prominent feature is a massive two-story temple portico, with a fully pedimented and modillioned gabled pediment supported by fluted Ionic columns. The main entry is framed by sidelight windows and an elliptical fanlight, and there is a shallow but wide balcony above. The house was built in 1904-05 to a design by noted Arkansas architect Charles L. Thompson.
The Mann House is a historic house at 422 Forrest Street in Forrest City, Arkansas. Designed by Charles L. Thompson and built in 1913, it is one of the firm's finest examples of Colonial Revival architecture. The front facade features an imposing Greek temple portico with two story Ionic columns supporting a fully pedimented gable with dentil molding. The main entrance, sheltered by this portico, is flanked by sidelight windows and topped by a fanlight transom with diamond-pattern lights.
First United Methodist Church is a historic Methodist church at the junction of Prince and Clifton Street in Conway, Arkansas. It is a single story brick building with Classical Revival style, set on a raised foundation. The building is basically rectangular in shape, but its main roof is cruciform, with gables on all for sides, and a dome at the center. The front has a fully pedimented six-column Classical portico, with an entablature and dentillated pediment with a small round window at its center. The church was designed by George Kramer of New York City, and built in 1913 for a Methodist congregation founded in 1871.
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The Watson House is a historic house at 300 N. Cherry Street in Hamburg, Arkansas. The two story Colonial Revival brick house was built in 1918, and features verandas on its street-facing elevations. The verandas are supported by large Ionic columns that rise two full stories to support the roof, with the second floor veranda supported by cables suspended from above. The large-proportioned house is one of the most prominent buildings in Hamburg. It was designed and built by W. C. Bunn for David Watson, owner of a successful local hardware store.
The Dr. Robert George Williams House is a historic house at the junction of Arkansas Highway 8 and Arkansas Highway 209 in Parkdale, Arkansas. It was built in 1903 for Dr. Robert George Williams, a prominent medical doctor and businessman in Ashley County, and is one of the most elaborately decorated houses in Parkdale. The house when built was a simple wood frame gable end house with a porch across the front. It was extensively altered in 1917, giving it the Colonial Revival flair it has today, adding gabled dormers on three sides and a two-story portico supported by fluted columns to the front facade.
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The Claude Folke House is a historic house at 501 Pecan Street in Texarkana, Arkansas. It is a two-story brick structure with a hip roof, set on a raised corner lot. It is one of the city's most elaborate Classical Revival structures, with a monumental temple front supported by pairs of fluted Ionic columns rising the full height of the facade. The roof has an elaborate modillioned cornice, with a small triangular pediment containing a half-round window. The interior of the house contains equally impressive woodwork. The house was built in 1903 by Claude Folke, the son of railroad baron George Foulke.
The Flavius Holt House is a historic house on Kohler Street in Nashville, Arkansas. It is a single story wood frame structure, with a gable roof and a single chimney at the western end. A shed roof addition extends to the rear of the house. The main entrance is sheltered by an ornately decorated gable-front portico, supported by paired box columns in front, and pilasters at the rear. Within the gable are paired brackets and a secondary pediment. There are free-form scrolled brackets adorning the front columns. The house is known to have been standing when Flavius Holt, a local innkeeper, purchased the property in 1877, and the property is known to be the site of one of the first homes erected in Nashville in 1836. Holt operated the property as a tavern and stagecoach rest stop until the arrival of the railroad in 1884 caused a decline in business. This house is one of the few pre-railroad buildings to survive in Nashville.
The Coolidge House is a historic house at 820 Perry Street in Helena, Arkansas. It is a 1-1/2 story wood frame structure, built in 1880 by S. C. Moore as a wedding present for his daughter, Anna Leslie Moore, and Charles Coolidge, Jr. It is an excellent local example of Queen Anne styling, with numerous gables projecting from its steeply hipped and busy roof line. The porch extends partly across the front (south) before wrapping around to the west; it has sawn brackets and a spindled frieze, with a pedimented gable above the stairs.
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The Parks-Reagan House is a historic house at 420 West Poplar Street in Rogers, Arkansas. Built in 1898, this two-story Colonial Revival house is one of the finest and oldest in Rogers. It is a wood frame structure, roughly square in shape, with a pyramidal roof and a forward-projecting gable-roof section. A single-story porch wraps around the front and side of the house, with a gable-pedimented section marking the entry stairs. The house was built for George Parks, a local merchant, and has since 1923 been owned by the Reagan family.
The William J. Murphy House is a historic house at 923 North 13th Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas. It is a rectangular 2-1/2 story brick structure, with basically symmetrical massing by asymmetric details. The main roofline is hipped toward the front facade, with a pair of similarly-sized projections on either side of a central raised hip-roof porch at the third level. The left projection has larger single windows at the first and second levels, and a small window recessed within a jerkin-headed gable pediment. The right projection has two narrower windows on the first and second levels, and a small hipped element projecting from the top of that section's hip roof. A single-story porch extends across the width, supported by paired columns, with an entablature decorated by garlands. The house, built about 1895, is one of Fort Smith's most sophisticated expressions of Classical Revival architecture. It was built by a local manufacturer of saddles and harnesses.
The Baldock House is a historic house at the southeast corner of South Elm Street and Woodruff Avenue in Searcy, Arkansas. It is a 1-1/2 story brick building with a clipped-gable roof and a full-width porch that wraps around to the east side. The northern (front) slope of the roof is pierced by three pedimented gable-roof dormers, the central one larger and housing two sash windows. Built c. 1910, this is house is one of six brick houses to survive from the early 20th century in White County.
The Mathis-Hyde House is a historic house at 400 North Second Street in Augusta, Arkansas. It is a single-story wood frame structure, three bays wide, with a front facing gable roof and a temple-front porch sheltering its centered entrance. The entrance is flanked by sidelight windows and topped by a three-light transom window. The porch has a wide freeze and pedimented gable, and is supported by round columns with simple capitals. Built c. 1865, it is a fine local example of Greek Revival architecture.
The Cross House was a historic house at 410 South Main Street in Beebe, Arkansas. It was a 1-1/2 story L-shaped wood frame structure, with a cross-gable roof and novelty siding. The front-facing gable had a pair of sash windows with pedimented gables. A porch, with a shed roof supported by Doric columns, stood at the crook of the L. The house was built about 1900, and was one White County's few surviving L-shaped houses from that period.
The Cleburne County Courthouse is located at Courthouse Square in the center of Heber Springs, the county seat of Cleburne County, Arkansas. It is a two-story brick building, built in the Jeffersonian Revival style in 1914 to a design by Clyde A. Ferrell. It has a symmetrical facade, with slightly projecting wings on either side of a central entrance. The entrance is fronted by a projecting four-column Classical portico with gabled pediment. The building is topped by a large octagonal cupola.
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