Tag Archives: Church

Always a favorite subject for me – mostly the “little old country” churches.

Another Sweet Home Church

Sweet Home Church - Amity AR

“Sweet Home” is another name you’ll find all over Arkansas, and I know of at least two other Sweet Home Churches. (Like this one near Mt. Ida.) The one pictured here is on Hwy 346 near Amity, AR in Clark County – and not far from the Caddo River. What caught my eye about this one is that unusual steeple … I don’t think I’ve ever seen one made that way. A photo of the cemetery across the road and a map are below…

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Wing Community Church

Wing Community Church

“Wing” is a small community about 3.5 miles west of Rover, Arkansas – though I’m afraid I can find virtually no reference to it on the ‘net or elsewhere, and it’s only named on one of my many maps of Arkansas. It isn’t even listed as a township or unincorporated community of Yell County. (Map below.)

This old church is hard to miss, though – and it’s simply named “Wing Community Church” without specifying a denomination. Taken in late December of 2013, I like the tones in this color version better than the B/W conversion I usually make of shots like this.

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Walnut Grove Baptist Church – 11-2012

Walnut Grove Baptist Church 11-2012 (BW)

The historic Walnut Grove Baptist Church in the Boxley Valley of Northwest Arkansas – also known as the Boxley Baptist Church.

This is one of the most photographed landmarks in the valley – and though I don’t know when the original building was first constructed, it has been recently renovated and they still have services there. Visit their website at BoxleyBaptistChurch.org – and see a color version below…

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