Historic Washington State Park


Interprets the 19th century town from 1824-1875; re-created Morrison Tavern Inn, Blacksmith Shop where the first Bowie Knife was forged, weapons and print museums, residences, steam-powered cotton gin, Williams Tavern Restaurant, Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, 1874 Courthouse. The 1836 County Courthouse was the Confederate State Capitol after Union forces captured Little Rock in September 1863. Famous Southwest Trail travelers include Jim Bowie, Sam Houston, and Davy Crockett. All stopped at the town’s tavern inns. Surrey rides through the park are available. The Morrison Tavern Inn replica stands on the same spot as the original along Ark. 195, the Old Southwest Trail.
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Southwest

Phone:
870-983-2684
Address:
103 Franklin Street
Washington, AR 71862
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Accolades:
Named one of 50 hidden gems to visit around the USA by USAToday.com in 2015.

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