Stunning Aerial Photos of Historic Rogers Arkansas

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Photo: Zac Land
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Stunning Aerial Photos of Historic Rogers Arkansas

DOA Member, Zac Land took to the air in Rogers Arkansas, capturing these great shots of the Downtown area.

Rogers is located in Northwest Arkansas, one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Rogers was the location of the first Walmart store, whose corporate headquarters is located in neighboring Bentonville, Arkansas. Rogers is a city in the Ozarks in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. Daisy Outdoor Products, known for its air rifles, has both its headquarters and its Airgun Museum in Rogers.

The Rogers Commercial Historic District is a historic district in the central business district of Rogers. When it was first listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, it was known as the Walnut Street Historic District; this was changed when the district was enlarged in 1993. The district encompasses a portion of the city’s central business district, whose historical significance extends from about 1885 to the end of the Second World War.

In 1993 the district was enlarged to include two blocks of First and Second Streets, between Walnut and Poplar Streets, which also included historically significant commercial buildings constructed up to 1943. This enlargement included the previously-listed former Rogers Post Office Building, Lane Hotel, Applegate Drugstore, and Bank of Rogers Building. This enlargement included a wider variety of architectural styles, notably the Colonial Revival styling of the old post office, and Spanish Colonial Revival of the Lane Hotel.

The district was further enlarged in 1998 to include 120 South Second Street, and in 2002 to include the Victory Theater. In 2012 it was enlarged yet again, adding the 200 block of West Elm Street.

Below are aerial photos of the downtown area where also, the Frisco Station Strangler once roamed the alleys.

Photo: Zac Land
Photo: Zac Land
Photo: Zac Land