of historic Monte Ne is forever linked with
the story of William Hope Harvey, also known
as “Coin.” Over the course of his lifetime
Harvey was a teacher, lawyer, mine operator,
promoter, author, politician, and a leader
in Arkansas tourism.
of the resort he built at Monte Ne lies
beneath the waters of Beaver Lake. But the
fascination with Harvey and with Monte Ne
lives on. Follow the links to the left and
discover the story of one of our country’s
most colorful characters.
The Big Spring
at Monte Ne in the early 1900s. The railroad
depot is in the background.
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