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The Rialto Theater






The Hanging Tree

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Old well spring


Dinner Theater

Searcy Yesteryear


Road Runner

Historic Old Trees




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Camp Wyldewood
1950's

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Bank of Searcy Founded 1904


An Empress (Princess) Tree


Searcy Branch Railroad
Searcy to West Point
1877-1910

The Searcy and Des Arc Railroad Company was incorporated to consolidate the Searcy and West Point Railroad Company and the Des Arc and Northern Railway Company to form a continuous line of railroad from Searcy, in White County, to Des Arc, in Prairie County, in the State of Arkansas - 25 miles."

It was eventually sold to the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company on March 24,1904


308 E. Market


J.C. Hart, J.W. Martin & H.F. Price

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J.D. Pope Pianos 1936
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Robbins-Sanford Merchantile
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Bramlett's Cafe 1936  Rx Headlee Drug Store

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Plaza Theater                             Rialto                                             Richard Wooten Motors

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Galloway College1905

Harding Dorm about 1945 

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Main Street looking East
Now Arch Avenue
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Arch St. 1940

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Mayfair Hotel 1930

Known by Frankfort (1837), Searcy (1839), Sulphur Springs (1840s) & then Searcy again in 1840s (both of the latter names are shown on maps at that time). It is the county seat of White County, named for Richard Searcy, a territorial judge. Harding University is located here.
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