Address: 318 S. Houston Ave., Russellville, Arkansas. County/parish: Pope.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places January 27, 2012.
Also known as:
The Latimore Tourist Home is a historic tourist accommodation at 318 South Houston Avenue in Russellville, Arkansas. It is a two-story wood frame I-house, with a gabled roof, weatherboard siding, and stone foundation. A two-story porch extends across its front facade. Its construction date is uncertain, but before 1913. It was used as an accommodation for traveling African Americans during the 20th century period of racial segregation and Jim Crow laws, and was described in 1949's The Negro Motorist Green Book.
The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.(read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/11001049