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Fayetteville, city, seat of Washington county, northwestern Arkansas, U.S., in the Ozarks on the White River, adjacent to Springdale (north). No settlement existed there when the site, on the Overland Mail Route, was chosen as the county seat in 1828. The community, first named Washington Court House, was renamed for Fayetteville, Tennessee, in 1829.

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  • The first settlers in Fayetteville were George McGarrah and his sons James, John, and William.
    Around 1828, they settled near the spring in an area that was to become the Masonic Addition to Fayetteville, the eastern part of which is at the base...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a flourishing post-village, capital of Washington county, Arkansas, 200 miles N. W. from Little Rock. It has an elevated and highly pict...Read MORE...


  • News 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...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a post-town, capital of Washington co., Ark., is pleasantly situated on high ground, 20 miles by rail S. of Rogers, and 62 miles by rail...Read MORE...


  • News 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...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    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. Loui...Read MORE...


  • News 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 ...Read MORE...


  • Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
    Recreation Building, U.S. Veterans' Hospital, Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
    The Dam at Devil's Den State Park, Fayetteville, Ark.

    "Devil's Den State Park is a 2,500-acre Arkansas state park in Washington County, near West Fork, Arkansas in the United States. The park was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps beginning ... Read MORE...

  • News 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, Aug...Read MORE...


  • Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
    Scene in the Ozarks on U.S. 71, near Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
    Court House
  • 1969 - February 9 - KGTO TV channel 36 in Fayetteville, AR (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

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Recreation Building, U.S. Veterans' Hospital, Fayetteville, Ark.

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The Dam at Devil's Den State Park, Fayetteville, Ark.

"Devil's Den State Park is a 2,500-acre Arkansas state park in Washington County, near West Fork, Arkansas in the United States. The park was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps beginning ... Read MORE...

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Scene in the Ozarks on U.S. 71, near Fayetteville, Ark.

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  • The first settlers in Fayetteville were George McGarrah and his sons James, John, and William.
    Around 1828, they settled near the spring in an area that was to become the Masonic Addition to Fayetteville, the eastern part of which is at the... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a flourishing post-village, capital of Washington county, Arkansas, 200 miles N. W. from Little Rock. It has an elevated and highly... Read MORE...

  • News  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.... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Fayetteville
    Fayetteville, a post-town, capital of Washington co., Ark., is pleasantly situated on high ground, 20 miles by rail S. of Rogers, and 62 miles by... Read MORE...

  • News  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... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    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.... Read MORE...

  • News  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 ... Read MORE...

  • News  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,... Read MORE...

  • 1969 - February 9 - KGTO TV channel 36 in Fayetteville, AR (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

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