DescriptionThe first train steamed into the settlement now known as Rogers in 1881, 22 years after the Butterfield Overland Mail established a way station in town. Spanish and French pioneers once walked this territory, as did Native Americans forced westward on the “Trail of Tears” and Civil War soldiers. Nearby recreation areas offer outdoor activities.
The historic War Eagle Mill, 11045 War Eagle Rd., is a reconstruction of an 1873 mill that burned down in 1924. This still working gristmill—the fourth mill built on this site along the War Eagle River, features an 18-foot undershot waterwheel made of cypress. The War Eagle Mill Arts and Crafts Fair is held here in October.
Visitor InfoRogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce 317 W. Walnut St. ROGERS, AR 72756. Phone:(479)636-5485 or (800)364-1240
Things to SeeHobbs State Park-Conservation Area