1865 - March 11 - Gen Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC historyorb.com
1892 - Wreck on the Frisco in Arkansas.
FAYETTEVILLE, ARK., Jan. 18. - The north-bound passenger train on the Frisco line was wrecked half a mile south of Wolsey's Switch this afternoon. The train was running at full speed when the two rear coaches left the track and turned completely over. The wounded were brought to Fayetteville and cared for by the local physicians. The following were hurt: ERNST COLLINS, of Van Buren, Ark., left leg broken; JOHN MITCHELL, Salem, Mo., shoulder blade fractured and spine injured; J. L. HAWKINS, Sa...
1909 - MAKE STRENUOUS RIDE
Fayetteville, Ark., Feb. 5 - Mrs. Mary E. Wellman and her daughter have accomplished, a ride on horseback which makes the 90 mile ride required of the army officers look small in comparison. They rode alone from El Paso, Texas, to Fayetteville, Ark., a distance of 1,500 miles and undertook the hard journey for the sake of education. The daughter is now in college and doing well. Mrs. Wellman tells the experiences of her trip in the following graphic words:
Fayetteville, a banking city, capital of Washington co., Ark., is pleasantly situated on high ground, 65 miles N. by E. of Fort Smith, on the St. Louis and San Francisco R. It has roller- and flour-mills, and manufactures of wagons, foundry-products, and lumber. The Arkansas Industrial University, a United States Experiment Station, and a national cemetery are located here. Pop. in 1890, 2942 ; in 1900, 4081.
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1919 - Bonds Are Stolen
Fayetteville, Ark., Dec. 31. - Between $25,000 and $30,000 in liberty bonds were secured by robbers who looted the vault in the Bank of Lincoln, this county, last night, according to information received here this morning. No explosion was heard and there is no clew to the robbers.
December 31, 1919
1922 - Annual Farmers' Week at Fayetteville, Ark.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 8. - The fourth annual Farmers' week will be held at the college of agriculture, University of Arkansas, at Fayetteville, August 15-18, inclusive. An interesting program has been prepared that will equal if not excel the program of last year.
Farmers, farm women, boys and girls, business men and anyone else interested in country life in Arkansas are given a cordial invitation to attend this meeting. A reduced rate will probably be secured on all of the railroads and s...
1969 - February 9 - KGTO TV channel 36 in Fayetteville, AR (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting historyorb.com
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