Address: Doraul Acres Ln. & part of Mt. Nebo Rd. W. of US 71., Jenny Lind, Arkansas. County/parish: Sebastian.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places September 23, 2009.
The Old US 71-Jenny Lind Segment is a stretch of historic road pavement southeast of Jenny Lind, Arkansas. It consists of a bypassed section of U.S. Route 71 (US 71) that is now designated Doraul Acres Lane. It extends for about 0.75 miles (1.21 km), traveling roughly parallel to, and south of, the current alignment of US 71 between Hidden Valley Way and Shadow Lake Drive. It is concrete pavement 18 feet (5.5 m) wide with no shoulder, and there is a single concrete slab bridge, which spans Bear Creek. This roadway section was built 1927-29, when US 71 was first built. It was bypassed in 1959.
The roadway was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.(read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/09000738