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History of Western Grove, Arkansas, USA

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(Marshall Prairie)

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Western Grove, Arkansas, USA

Joseph Holcombe was the first to claim land in the area that would become Western Grove. As early roads were developed, the area gained a trading post. The community was originally established before the Civil War under the name of Marshall Prairie...

Following the war, the area grew slowly. In 1886, the name of the community and post office was changed to Western Grove...

Around 1913, the community included a cotton gin, a grist mill, several stores, and several churches. Western Grove incorporated as a town in 1929. By 1949, Western Grove had two general stores, two grocery stores, two cafes, a blacksmith, and a garage for auto repair. Improvements to the highway meant more travel, both for the residents of northern Arkansas and for tourists passing through the area...


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  • Joseph Holcombe was the first to claim land in the area that would become Western Grove.
    As early roads were developed, the area gained a trading post. The community was originally established before the Civil War under the name of...Read MORE...


  • The Marshall Prairie post office, established in 1854, was named for postmaster John H. Marshall.

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  • In 1886, the name of the community and post office was changed to Western Grove

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  • 1906
    Western Grove, a post-village of Newton co., Ark. The banking point is Harrison. Pop. 100.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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  • Joseph Holcombe was the first to claim land in the area that would become Western Grove.
    As early roads were developed, the area gained a trading post. The community was originally established before the Civil War under the name of... Read MORE...

  • The Marshall Prairie post office, established in 1854, was named for postmaster John H. Marshall.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1886, the name of the community and post office was changed to Western Grove

    http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/
  • 1906
    Western Grove, a post-village of Newton co., Ark. The banking point is Harrison. Pop. 100.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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