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By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Here's another great old picture that was made approximately 1976.  It was found in an old estate sale for a price within my budget.  It stills looks basically the same if you google Des Arc Arkansas.   Des Arc is a small town that takes a bit of driving to get to but is worth the drive.  The court house was built in 1939 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and used salvaged materials from a 1910 structure. I found this information on the internet.  "THE HISTORY OF DES ARC ALL STARTED ON THE WHITE RIVER AS EARLY FRENCH TRADERS CAME DOWN THE WHITE RIVER IN THE EARLY 1700’S. THE FIRST KNOWN SETTLERS HERE WERE CREOLES WATTS AND EAST IN ABOUT 1810. FUR WAS THE CHIEF COMMODITY BEING SOLD ON THE NEW ORLEANS MARKET AS TRAPPERS MADE THEIR WAY ALONG THE WHITE RIVER. THE NAME DES ARC IS IN...
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By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
  Imagine the memories that are locked in this old house. We were traveling the main street in Des Arc Arkansas today when I spotted this gem.  In Searcy Arkansas it would already be a "has been" but for some reason it is right there with trimmed lawn on the main street of town.  The sheer simplicity of its design pleases me. I suspected my activerain friends would like seeing this one so I snapped this picture.  Perhaps someone will know something about its history and share. Des Arc is a small town that is well known for its parked boat called Dondie's White River Princess Restaurant.  It is on the river and has great cat fish, so they say.   
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