Moores Chapel
206 West Center St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-442-7314




Building History 1834 - 1951 | J. Frank Moore | Morton Carnes | Randall Roberts



Building History 1834 - 1951

This bronze plaque is placed on the front of the funeral home .
This bronze plaque is placed on the front of the funeral home .
  This Ante-bellum home was built on land granted to Washington County by an act of Congress to build a courthouse, entitled "an act for the relief of Fayetteville, in the territory of Arkansas." and was signed June 26, 1834 by

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON

at the "historic auctions " held July 17, 1837, Lots 6 and 7 , upon which this building stands, sold to the highest bidder for    $36.00.

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, 1862, 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. and Margaret Callison purchased the property.

This marker was 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.