Dr. George L. Harrod was born Jan. 25, 1869, in the Brown community of upper Palarm Creek, Faulkner co. Ark. a son of Dr. George Harris and Pameila Witcher Harrod.
Dr. George Harrod was married Oct. 12, 1899, to Lenora Ethel Brown. Dr. Harrod at the time was living at Hamlet and took his bride of 18 there to start housekeeping. Their first child, Alberta, was born there. It was then that Dr. Harrod purchased the property where the six-mile store stood and had a home erected there. This would be the home of the couple until their deaths and the birthplace of two other children.
When the first telephone lines were placed in operation in this community the switchboard was placed in the Harrod home and Mrs. Harrod was the full-time switchboard operator. ===================================