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By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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 Even this heavy piece of equipment looks tired.  It has just helped remove another Searcy AR house.The property at 1307 E Market St. IS no longer.  Well, perhaps the property IS but the house that sat on the property is gone.  We knew it was coming because it was going further and further downhi...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Howard Blackburn was born in Port Medway, Nova Scotia back in 1859. When he turned 18 he moved to Massachusetts where he found work as a fisherman for the Gloucester, Massachusetts fishing company. In 1883, he was on a schooner when a winter storm hit, at the time he and another fisherman were in...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 7
A meeting at Searcy AR Legion HutLook at this historic photo that was loaned to me by the White County Historical Society for this blog.  They challenged me to name the people shown in the picture.  I contacted a few Searcy Sleuths and can identify all except the young man in the center and we al...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Antoinette Louisa Brown was born in Henrietta, New York back in 1825 to Joseph and Abby. It is noted as early as three she was highly intelligent. She graduated from Monroe County Academy shortly after she began to teach school. After four years she had saved enough money to enroll at Oberlin Col...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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James Black was born in Hackensack, New Jersey back in 1800. His mother died when he was very young. His father married again and James and his stepmother did not get along so he ran away from home at the age of 8. He moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he was an apprenticed to a silversmit...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 7
You are driving along minding your own business in the historic part of Searcy AR and see this site.     OOPS!  another one bit the dust!  Another house gone!So you start wondering exactly which one it WAS that IS no longer.  I love the way we can go on-line now and see what used to be at that si...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 18
Thora Maria Fredrika Hildegard Bjorck (say that five times fast) was born in Bro, Varmland, Sweden back in 1847 to Carl and Anna. Her mother died when she was four and her father died in 1869 when she was twenty-two. She graduated from Nya Elementar-school in Stockholm in 1872, entering the Uppsa...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 18
Anna Sutherland was born in River John, Nova Scotia back in 1846 to William and Eleanor. When she was a child the family moved to De Pere, Wisconsin. By the time she was 16 you could find her working as a school teacher. She married Melville at 19, that union produced 5 offspring.After the marria...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Laszlo Jozsef was born in Budapest, Hungary back in 1899 to Matyas and Janka. After leaving school he worked as a journalist in Hungary. It was while working as a journalist he noticed something which he quickly began to work upon fixing. He presented his invention at the Budapest International F...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Gwendolyn Bingham was born in Troy, Alabama back in 1959. Graduating from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree. She was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps as a graduate of the Army ROTC in 1981. She continued her education with a Master of Science i...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Forrest Morton was born Stoughton, Massachusetts back in 1921. His father was a WWI pilot and encouraged him to become a pilot also. By the time he was 14 he performed his first solo flight. At 16 he was working on getting his multiple major pilot certifications. He enlisted in the United States ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 18
Alfred Bird was born in Nympsfield, Gloucestershire, England back in 1811. I don’t have any information about him until 1837, so this one is going to be short, very short. In Birmingham, England he was a registered pharmacist. As a qualified druggist, he opened an experimental chemist’s shop in B...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Adolpho A. Birch was born in Washington, D.C. back in 1932.  His father was widowed bringing up Adlopho as a single parent.  His father’s duties as an Episcopal priest often kept him away from home leaving Adolpho with a lot of time on his own.  He graduated from Washington’s Dunbar High School i...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
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So you’re thinking about buying your first home. A place to call — and make — your own. It’s a big move, literally and figuratively. The journey isn’t always easy. It isn’t always intuitive. But when you get the keys to your new home — that, friend, can be one of the most rewarding feelings prett...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
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A home loan or mortgage is a loan from a lender to help you finance the purchase of your home. As a Little Rock Realtor, it is my goal to make sure that your home buying process goes as smoothly as possible! Because of this, I highly suggest that speaking with a lender is one of the first things ...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 7
Look at this old advertisement that I put out in 1993!  It was found amidst other treasures sent to my daughter from someone who discovered it and thought she might like to have it.  I LOVE IT!  Note there was no cell phone in this ad but there was a pager number.  Pagers are gone.  Home phones a...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 20
Charles Billings was born in Weathersfield, Vermont back in 1834 to Ethan and Clarissa. He apprenticed at Robbins and Lawrence as a machinist. In 1856 when he was 21 he moved to Hartford, Connecticut to work for the Colt Armory as a die sinker and tool maker. While there he became their expert on...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Erastus Brigham was born in West Boylston, Massachusetts back in 1814. He was the son of a carpet weaver, apparently not a good one either as his business began to fail. His parents wanted him to become a physician however due to his limited income he was not able to go to college.At the young ag...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 20
August Karl Gustav Bier was born in Bad Arolsen, Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Germany back in 1861.  He started his medical education in 1881, attending the Chartie- Universitatsmedzin University in Berlin.  He transferred to several universities before graduating from the University of K...

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
The Rendezvous CafeWho would have believed that the old give-away match book covers from years ago when almost everyone smoked would be somewhat collectible today?  Well, evidently they are.  This one from Searcy AR's beloved Rendezvous Cafe is now on ebay with a sales price of $4.99.  It is hist...

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