‘Walks through History’ tour in downtown Jonesboro on Sat.

JONESBORO, Ark. – This weekend, the Downtown Jonesboro Association will host it’s first ‘Walks through History’ tour.

The tour, led by Revis Edmonds, begins at 11 a.m. at the Frierson House at 1112 South Main.

The Frierson House is best known as the home of Governor Francis Cherry and First Lady Margaret Frierson Cherry in the years that Mr. Cherry served as Chancery Judge. Jonesboro contains other National Register properties such as the Craighead County Courthouse, the C. A. Stuck and Sons Lumber Company Building, the Edward Westbrooke Building, and the Mercantile Bank Building.

e67d9fa7-4521-4c72-8152-7fe92c123e7bThe tour is worth two hours of HSW continuing education credit through the American Institute of Architects.

The tour is being co-sponsored by the Downtown Jonesboro Association. For more information, contact Revis Edmonds at 501-324-9788 or email at revis.edmonds@arkansas.gov.

Join in at 11am, and stay after the tour for a lunch downtown!

From the March edition of The Downtowner

Featured photo of Connar Fletcher in her NEA Report shirt, with downtown Jonesboro in the background. 

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