Prairie County Courthouse (Des Arc, Arkansas)

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Prairie County Courthouse
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Prairie County Courthouse (Des Arc, Arkansas) is located in Arkansas
Prairie County Courthouse (Des Arc, Arkansas)
Prairie County Courthouse (Des Arc, Arkansas) is located in the US
Prairie County Courthouse (Des Arc, Arkansas)
LocationMain St., Des Arc, Arkansas
Coordinates34°58′39″N 91°29′39″W / 34.97750°N 91.49417°W / 34.97750; -91.49417Coordinates: 34°58′39″N 91°29′39″W / 34.97750°N 91.49417°W / 34.97750; -91.49417
Built1913
ArchitectMorrison, R.P.
Architectural styleColonial Revival, Renaissance
NRHP reference #77000266[1]
Added to NRHPApril 18, 1977

The Prairie County Courthouse of Des Arc, Arkansas is one of two county courthouses in Prairie County, Arkansas. Des Arc is one of two county seats, and De Valls Bluff, the other also has a courthouse. The one in Des Arc is located downtown, at Court Square and 2nd Streets. It is a handsome two story brick building with Georgian and Italian Revival features, designed and built in 1913, after the city's second county courthouse was destroyed by fire. It was designed by R.P. Morrison and cost $27,500.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Summary description of Prairie County Courthouse". Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2016-01-18.