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Ridge House

In 1839, what’s now known as the Ridge House served as a refuge for Sarah Bird Northrup Ridge and her children, after the assassination of her Cherokee husband, John Ridge. Fayetteville’s oldest house stands as a post-Trail of… Read More

Yell Law Office

The Archibald Yell Law Office was built around 1835 and moved to the Headquarters House ground in 1992. Judge, congressman, governor, and soldier, Archibald Yell was a colorful figure from Territorial Days who comes to life in the… Read More

Headquarters House

At 118 East Dickson, Was built by Judge Jonas Tebbetts in 1853 and miraculously survived the Civil War. The Battle of Fayetteville was fought on its front lawn and a doorway bears the scar of a minieball which… Read More