LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The remnant of a road in eastern Arkansas and a house in El Dorado have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain says the Strong's Ferry Segment of the Memphis to Little Rock Road and the Randolph James House are now on the country's official list of historically significant properties.
Officials say the Strong's Ferry Segment is a 557-foot-long remnant of road that was built in 1828. It was used during the removal of Native American tribes from the southeastern United States, and played a role in the opening of eastern Arkansas as a means of western emigration.
The James house was built in 1927 during a southern Arkansas oil boom and is a textbook example of Spanish Revival style.
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