Those Places Thursday: Kingston, Madison, Arkansas

Kingston is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Arkansas located at the intersection of AR 21 and AR 74. The University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections [http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/kingston.html] describes the founding of the Kingston Community as follows: Kingston, Madison County, Arkansas, situated in the heart of the Ozarks in North Arkansas, was known nationally in the […]

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Those Places Thursday: Big Flat, Arkansas

Big Flat, Arkansas From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Big Flat is a town in Baxter and Searcy counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 104 at the 2000 census. Big Flat, Arkansas figures prominently in my genealogy research.  Many of the relatives on Mom’s side of the family are from Big Flat.  […]

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Those Places Thursday: Grandpa’s Chair by the Window

Grandpa and Grandma Thompson moved into their house on Old Wire Road when I was a very small child, around 3 or so.  I don’t remember them living anywhere else. From my earliest memories, Grandpa had a chair and a table or desk setting by the big Windows in their living room.  That was his […]

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