by Carol Rolf
Published in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette on August 16, 2015
Photo of bridge by Wayne Kizziar, used with permission.
Back in the day, the Springfield-Des Arc Bridge was an important part of a trade route that connected Des Arc on the White River in Prairie County with Springfield, which was the seat of government in Conway County from 1850-1873. Des Arc was a steamboat landing on the White River. Continue reading