Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 31, 1974 · Page 25
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
May 31, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 25

Publication:
Location:
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, May 31, 1974
Page:
Page 25
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 25 article text (OCR)

Morthweet Arkenee* TUMIS, Friday, May 31,1974 Different Type Of Tourist Expected This Season «» JACK WALLACE TIMES SUtl Writer Northwest Arkansas will e*- perienc* · type of tourist this '·cuon different from Ihox ·ten in previous k'ears. accord- ·jot to Dele Christy, executive :vi« president of the Fayelte- · iVille Chamber of Commerce. Tourists this season Christy ·aM, will be coming in f r o m lareas nearer to Northwest Ark' ianus. such as Tulsa. Little ·Rock and Oklahoma City, in- -'atead of places like California 'and New York. .- Concern over the recent 'energy crisis is the main reason for the change, Christy said, ^although the fuel situation is .not as critical as it once was. [Fuel is available now in an · Jamount needed in most parts .-of the country, and especially - · i n this area, he said. t.- Christy said tourists cap go lhe fuel with no major pro /blerns, but that it costs mor '/so. in the long run, most wil .-stay closer to home and onl; ; travel to nearby stales. · A recent survey of hotel and ; motel reservations, taken bs ..the Chamber, indicates that the ''.volume of tourists visiting tht '.area will not be significant^ lower tfian in previous years. I TOURIST AREA Christy pointed out that th .' Northwest Arkansas area ha ; always been an excellent touri . attraction, with its grca ; beauty, numerous historica »it*s and many other features. The Chamber publishes yearly booklet to aid variou businesses and other concern .in the area in promoting touri? attractions in and around Fay etteville. · The booklet contains info] (nation on historic sites, tour '.*nA scenic drives and annu ·vent*, as well as many othe ; items of interest to the tourist Among the items in the bool ' let is a tour of the Universit ' of Arkansas campus, either b ;ear or on foot. Some of th ' Items of interest include 0 Main, Senior Walk, museum · atom smasher, planet-ariun . library. Fine Arts Ccnte . Razorback Stadium, the ne . Arkansas Union and the Gree Theater. One of the most beautif · acenic txnirs Co be found an; where in Northwest Arkansa · Christy said is the All Seasoi Trail in Fayetteville. The se! ! directed tour includes histon sites, old homes, industri . development and resident! ;. arean. along with scenery · , - (Brochures and maps are ava . lable at the Chamber.) HISTORIC SITES Fayetteville has many histo ical sites of interest to the tou int. A few of the better kno sites *re: -- Headquarters House. Bu in 1853 by Judge Jonas Te betU. the house was used headquarters by both the i ion and Confcrei'Htc forces rinn the C i v i l War- It, is ned. maintained and opcr- cd by the Washington County slorical Society and is open Ihe public. Confcrcrale Cemetery. Built id maintained by the Southern cmorial Association. Confe- rate soldiers from four stales e buried there, -- N a t i o n a l Cemetery, eterans of the armed forces the United Stales are buried -- Stone-Walker House. Built jetore the Civil War. Private ·storation is planned by noted rchitect Edward Stone. --Gregg House Constructed list after the Civil War and urrenlly a private residence -- Ridge House. Home of arah B i r d Northrup Ridge. idow of John Ridge. Cherokee ndian leader. The home is he ng restored by the Washington ounty Historical Society. Mariy events of interest are Iso held throughout the y e a r i and around Fayetteville. 'hexe include: -- Professional Wist. Tour, June 13-22 at the Northwest Arkansas Plaxa. NATIVE CRAFTS --Ozark Native Crafts Fair, une 21-23 on Mount Gayler, south of Fayettcviile. -- Rodeo of the O/.arks, held 'lily 1-4 in Springdale, The radio consistently attracts some yt the top rodeo riders in the nation. -- Grape Festival, Aug. 15-17 n Tontitown. -- Clothesline Fair, Aug. 31- iept. 2 at Battlefield Park in 'rairiti Grove. -- Washington County P'air. Sept. 10-14 at ttic County Fair, grounds in Fayetteville. -- Antique Car Show. Sept. 4-15 in Eureka Springs. -- 0/ark Treasures Arts and afts Fair. Oct. 17-19 at the Northwest Arkansas Plaza. -- Ozark Arts and Cravts Fair. Oct. 18-20 at War Eagle Mills Farm in Hindsvillc. -- Antique Show and Sale, Oct. 18-20 at the National Guard Armory in Favelteville. -- Ozark Folk Festival. Oct. 23-2fi in Eureka Springs. The area also features excellent hunting and fishing as well as numerous recreation areas, such as Beaver Lake, Lake Fayetteville, Lake Sequoyah, Wilson Park, While Rock recreation area and Devil's Den State Park. Thrift Tip To save your grass, fasten a dustpan to the lower part of your outside downspout by bending the pan handle upward and attaching it with wire. This will reduce the impact of falling water by spreading it out. SHAMW.IN FOR MANY YEARS TH NAME OF SERVICE AND PROGRESS IN REAL ESTATE. ; · I AM REAL ESTATE... I AM THE BASIS OF ALL WEALTH, THE HERITAGE Or THE WISE THE THRIFTY AND PRUDENT. I AM THE POOR MAN'S JOY AND COMFORT, THE RICH MAN'S PRIZE. THE RIGHT HAND OF CAPITAL. THE SILENT PARTNER OT MANY THOUSANDS Or SUCCESSFUL MEN. I AM THE SOLACE Or THE WIDOW. THE COMFORT OF OLD AGE. TUB CORNERSTONE Or SECURITY AGAINST MISfORTUNE AND WANT, I AM HANDED DOWN TO CHILDREN THROUGH GENERA. TIONS. A* A THINO Or GREATEST WORTH. I AM HE CHOICEST FRUIT OF TOIL. CREDIT RESPECTS ME YET I AM HUMBLE. I STAND BEFORE MAS BIDDNG HIM KNOW ME FOR WHAT I AM. I AM GROWING IN VALUE THROUGH COUNTLESS DAYS THOUGH I SEEM DORMANT MY WORTH INCREASES NEVER FAILING, NEVER CEASING. TTMF. IS MY AID AND POPULATION HEAPS IIP MY GAIN. rlSE AND ELEMENTS I DEFY, FOR THEY CANNOT DESTORY MI. I AM INCREASING OT STRENGTH. THE CENTURIES FIND ME YOUXGBt. MY POSSESSOR LEARNS TO BELIEVE IN ME INVARIABLY TREY BECOME ENVIED. WHILE ALL THINGS WITHER AND DECAY, I SURVIVE I AM TRUSTWORTHY. I AM SOUND. THE THRIFTLESS SPEAK ILL Or m, THE CHARLATANS OF FINANCE ATTACK ME. ONFAIL- mCLT I TRIUMPH AND DETRACTORS ARE DISPUOVED. I AM PBODUCER OF FOOD. THE BASIS FOR SHIPS AND FAC. TORIES, THE FOUNDATION OF BANKS. MINERAL OILS COME FROM ME I AM SO COMMON THAT THOUSANDS. UNTHJNK- EfCCT AND UNKNOWINGLY PASS ME BY. TRW WAI WRITTEN MAY YEARS AGO. BUT IT ANSWERS ALL gUES TIONS CONCERNING REAL ESTATE OWNERSHIP TODAY. THE ONLY WAY TO LOSE .MONEY IN REAL ESTATE IS TO NOT OW* AJDf. IHIY JUST AHENT MAKING AXY MORE. 203 N. College 521-4600 THE GREAT PAIR "Fabuglas" , "Johnson" Boats Motors Fabuskn and Johnson are available, ^| SQ Available: Monday to Saturday, six day* a week at Hanna Marine. If you want · Power Cat DOSS Boots to vistt these outstanding water »p«- e»Un.*Up cialitft, just phone or drep in. * Hustler · Glastron HANNA MARINE 600 W. 6th St. Phone 521-6585 Remember unmanufactured the portable, elastic-powered, 10-key wooden calculator? Neither do we. And IT you bought a portable, elastic-powered, 10-key wooden calculator we doubt if you could find replacement parts nowadays. Which is something to consider when shopping for a business telephone system. Why? Because maintenance needs tend to rise as telephone equipment gets older. So when you choose a communications system, you'll want to be certain that spare parts and service will be available in Southwestern Bell communications consultant for the answers. We've been around a long time. | SouttiwestamBefl Marketing DepartnaM I Communications Systems CoorMr el MafioMl Uuwum at some. Him 5,10 or 15 years. There are other things to consider before you commit your company to a communications system ... anybody's system. Mai! the coupon for our free booklet: "Questions to Consider When Comparing Communications Systems." TaJk to a i Q Please «en I sKterWnen Comparing Ca QFMaMlwwac copies of "Questions la Caw

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page