October 27, 1825
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In the nineteenth century, Izard County served as a gateway to settlement across northern Arkansas and was the parent county of seven other counties. Later, Izard County's virgin yellow pine forests provided lumber to other parts of the state.
|Prosperity A. R. P. Church|
Although technically in Wheeling, Fulton County, Many Izard County residents have roots in this church.
|Izard County Cemeteries|
|History of Izard County|
From "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas" by Goodspeed Publishing Company 1889
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|Township Range Map of Izard County|
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Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society
Izard historians to hear Vincent Anderson
Brockwell, AR. — The Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Izard County Senior Center on Highway #9 south of Brockwell at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Mr. Vincent Anderson will speak about some of the history of the White River and display old hand drawn maps of the river from the 1800’s. The maps show great details about the path of the river, mountain names, creek locations, and settlements along the river. The public is urged to bring pictures to the meeting of the river areas and towns along the river to display on tables during the session.
Anderson will also discuss his newly published first book titled “Bald Knobbers: Chronicles of Vigilante Justice.” The book was published by History Press and was compiled from more than 600 articles about the Bald Knobbers from the 1880s and 1890s. The book is available at the Donald W. Reynolds Library and Amazon.com. The book grew out of his Ozarks’ History blog located at www.ozarkshistory.blogspot.com. He began the blog six years ago with a love for the Ozarks’ history. The blog includes information about the History of Northern Arkansas and Southern Missouri in the Ozark Plateau.
Anderson was born in Mountain Home and raised on the Arkansas/Missouri Stateline in Ozark County, Missouri He is a former columnist for The Baxter Bulletin and has published articles for newspaper and historical quarterlies in four states. He serves as President of the Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society. He is employed at the Donald W. Reynolds Library in Mountain Home as Historical and Reference Librarian and Teacher.
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