The town of Rogers, Arkansas is a suburb near Fayetteville and Bentonville. The town was established in 1881 on the Saint Louis and San Francisco Railway. It was home to the first official Wal-Mart store in the country. Daisy Rifles were also started here and a museum is devoted to the products. A number of small mercantiles opened in the 1900s and the buildings still exist today.
About Caroline Eubanks
Caroline Eubanks is the editor of this website, a Lowell Thomas award-winning travel writer, and the author of This Is My South: The Essential Travel Guide to the Southern States. Her stories from the South have appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Afar, Thrillist, Roads and Kingdoms, and BBC Travel.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
Leave a Reply