Hardtner, est. 1886. Jacob Achenbach, founder. Several entities in the small town were named after him, he donated land for the Hospital, City Park & Pool, and the Barber Co Fair & Rodeo (held this week). The Hotel now gone, however Post Office and Co-operative Market are active. New to Hardtner, are the 'Bill & Janet Smith Wildlife Museum' (in old grade school) and 'Pake McNally Blacksmith Shop' Metal artist!