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Arkansas Postcard Past

by Ray Hanley | January 24, 2023 at 4:00 a.m.
Amity, circa 1910: The small rural Clark County town was named by Amariah Biggs in the early 1800s.

Amity, circa 1910: The small rural Clark County town was named by Amariah Biggs in the early 1800s. He was a physician and a minister who explained that the word "amity" meant friendship. The timber and farming community had its own rail depot, before which two well-dressed young men posed in their buggy.

Arkansas Postcard Past, P.O. Box 2221, Little Rock, AR 72203

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