411 East Main St.
Magnolia, AR 71753
Phone: (870) 234-3612
Fax: (870) 234-2862
A jewel in the Columbia County of Arkansas, Magnolia is a traveler's paradise. Right from witnessing the booming cotton industry, exploring downtown murals, historic houses, Logoly State Park and Southern Arkansas University to trying out eclectic cuisines at the numerous restaurants and picking up one-of-a-kind souvenirs from the local shops; Magnolia assures a wonderful experience for every discerning tourist. Do come here to attend the annual World Championship Steak Cookoff and Magnolia Blossom Festival that sees numerous visitors from all across the globe.
Established in 1886, Mount Prospect Methodist Church has provided the people of Magnolia with a spiritual space for over 100 years. The church features Greek Revival architecture, and comprises of a plain white facade. John Pickering, a local architect, got the church built in just one year's time. The church building has remained unchanged since its inception. In 1990, Mount Prospect Methodist Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Located down south on the Arkansas state fringe, Emerson is a small town in the Columbia County. Spread across an area of 1 square miles (2.6 square kilometers), this small civilization is home to an approximate of 400 people.Owing to the growth of railroads and the subsequent development requirements, the town was founded in 1899. It was named Emerson in the memory of Reuben Logan Emerson, one of the early settlers of this region. The PurpleHull Pea Festival and the World Championship Rotary Tiller Race are the principal highlights of this town.
Two Bayou Methodist Church is a Greek-Revival style church located in Camden. The historic church built in 1875, is a single room, traditional log structure is still used every year for homecoming. The church and the adjoining cemetery were added in NRHP in 1998.