Denver, AR - Carroll County

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An early mill had been constructed by Malachi Reeves near Denver by 1836. The Denver Post Office was established on August 11, 1884, with Willis F. Miles as the first postmaster. In the 1880's, the Denver Post Office closed for several months and mail was handled by the nearby town of Little Star. Then in 1919, it closed again for several months, with the mail service being handled in Green Forest. The Denver Post Office would close permanently sometime in the 1960's.

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F) Lodge #542 in Denver was instituted on April 4, 1908. The charter was picked up on August 23, 1927.

Early settlers of the Denver community included the historic Gaddy Family of Carroll County.

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