The Stone House - Fayetteville AR
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N 36° 03.757 W 094° 09.745
15S E 395314 N 3991518
Quick Description: This historical marker was placed at the house by Washington County Historical Society in 1965. The house presently contains law and other offices.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2012 7:57:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMEND5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
THE STONE HOUSE

THIS HOUSE WAS BUILT IN 1845 BY JUDGE DAVID

WALKER. HE SOLD IT IN 1850 TO STEPHEN K. STONE,

WHOSE FAMILY LIVED HERE DURING AND AFTER THE

CIVIL WAR. A SOLID SHOT FROM FAGAN'SCONFEDERATE

BATTERY ON OCTOBER 3, 1864 PIERCED THE WEST

WALL OF THE HOUSE. THE STONE HOUSE SURVIVED

THE WAR, AS DID THE RIEFF HOUSE DIRECTLY ACROSS

THE STREET, AND BOTH ARE STILL STANDING IN 1965.

STEPHEN K. STONE AND HIS WIFE, AMANDA BRODIE

STONE, WERE PUBLIC-SPIRITED CITIZENS AND MADE

HANDSOME DONATIONS TO SUCH CAUSES AS CITY

HOSPITAL, METHODIST CHURCH AND THE FAYETTEVILLE

FEMALE SEMINARY. THE STONES' DAUGHTER MARY

(MRS. GEORGE ALBRIGHT) WAS THE LAST GRADUATE OF

THE SEMINARY IN 1860.

THIS MARKER ERECTED IN 1965 BY THE WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
History of Marker:
Placed in 1965 by the Washington County Historical Society


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