Reiff House

Reiff House (HM14P4)

Location: Fayetteville, AR 72701 Washington County
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 3.771', W 94° 9.738'

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1834 - 1951

This Ante-Bellum Home was built on land granted to Washington County by an Act of Congress to build a court house, entitled "An Act for the Relief of Fayetteville, in the Territory of Arkansas," and signed June 26, 1834 by President Andrew Jackson

At the "Historic Auctions" held July 17, 1837, Lots 6 & 7, upon which this building stands, sold to the highest bidder for $36.

Henry Reiff acquired title in 1857 and built this residence the same year. It was used as a commissary by the Confederate army in 1862. After the Battle of Fayetteville, April 18, 1863, it was held by Union soldiers.

Joseph Holcomb bought this property May 27, 1873 and March 22, 1876, sold it to Dr. James W. Jones who in 1883 deeded it to his brother, Theodore F. Jones

In 1941 A. D. & Margaret Callison purchased the property.

This marker placed June 26, 1951, by the Washington County Historical Society on the 117th anniversary of the passage of the Act of Congress above referred to.
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HM NumberHM14P4
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Year Placed1951
Placed ByWashington County Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 3:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 395325 N 3991544
Decimal Degrees36.06285000, -94.16230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.771', W 94° 9.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 46.26" N, 94° 9' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 206 W Center St, Fayetteville AR 72701, US
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