Creator

Date Original

1953 June 4

Description

This is a color postcard with an image of the lake with woods surrounding it and landing with a ferry with cars on it leaving on the front. There is a handwritten note on the back. It was mailed on June 4th, 1953.

Biographical/Historical Note

Norfork Lake is a man-made lake. Construction on the dam began in 1941 and was completed in 1944. The lake covers 22,000 acres in Baxter and Fulton County, Arkansas and Ozark County, Missouri.

Transcription

Henderson's Landing on Lake Norfork, Arkansas in the beautiful Ozarks
Photo by Harry L. Hammond, Monett, Missouri Norfork Lake, Located in the beautiful Ozarks of Ar-
kansas-Missouri covers an area of about 30,000 acres and
has a shore line of 500 miles. This fine resort area may be
reached on U.S. highway 62 from Harrison - Yellville
- Cotter - Mountain Home and Viola - Salem, Arkansas
Nearest Missouri towns are Gainesville - Bakersville and
West Plains.
Greetings from
Arkansas!
Fine trip - see
you soon
Dorothy
Mrs. Ethel Fitzhugh
349 E. Ridgewood
Ridgewood, N.J.

Physical Description

Color postcard, 5.5" x 3.5"

Keywords

Postcards; Ferries; Waterways

Contributor

Photo by Harry I. Hammond. Dorothy and Fitzhugh, Ethel

Geographical Area

Baxter County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

ASA postcard collection, G1199

Resource Type

Image

Collection

ASA postcard collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Henderson's Landing, Lake Norfork, Arkansas, ASA postcard collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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