West Dickson Street

The West Dickson Street Commercial Historic District, known as Dickson Street (generally spelled inaccurately as Dixon Street), is a region in midtown Fayetteville, Arkansas simply off the University of Arkansas grounds. It is fixed with numerous bars, eateries, and shops extraordinary to the space. Numerous enormous apartment suite projects are presently under development also. Dickson Street is home to the Walton Arts Center, and fills in as the point of convergence of the Bikes, Blues, and BBQ bicycle celebration, the third biggest bicycle rally in the country.

Dickson Street is broadly viewed as one of the two most well known diversion locale in the state, alongside the River Market District in midtown Little Rock.

Dickson Street is named for Joseph L. Dickson, who showed up in Fayetteville during the 1840s. The move was in light of his dad, Ephraim Dickson, getting an advancement to United States Land Registrar by President James K. Polk. Dickson initially lived on the Fayetteville square prior to purchasing a 20-section of land (8.1 ha) bundle on the north edge of town, moving himself and his significant other to introduce day Dickson Street. The American Civil War constrained the Dicksons to escape to Texas, and their house was utilized as a field clinic during the Battle of Fayetteville. The Dicksons got back to Fayetteville after the conflict, however Joseph Dickson kicked the bucket of tuberculosis in 1868.