LITTLE ROCK—Twelve Arkansas properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain announced today.
The newly listed properties are:
- Hamburg Cemetery Historic Section at Hamburg in Ashley County, featuring burials dating to 1859. “The Hamburg Cemetery Historic Section reflects the outstanding examples of funerary art from the late-nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Hamburg and Ashley County,” the National Register nomination says. “Many of the city’s leading citizens from its earliest era are buried here, making Hamburg Cemetery, Historic Section, historically significant to the community both for its leading citizens and also for the artistic expressions that they left even after death.”
- Tower Building at Little Rock in Pulaski County, an International-style skyscraper built between 1958 and 1960.