Reenacting the Battle of Helena

The Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena marks the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Helena on March 13-15. The three-day event includes a reenactment of the 1863 Civil War battle that took place in the river town. The Delta

Lower White River Museum State Park Hosts Exhibit Opening Sunday

The Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc hosts an exhibit opening of “War on the Water, Gunboats on the White River” on Sunday, Feb. 8. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit uses

Delta Cultural Center Hosts New Program Series

The Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena debuts a new program entitled “Delta Drop-in” each Saturday in February. The programs  will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. These informal programs will be presented by DCC staff members, and will

Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment is Dec. 6 and 7

Don’t miss the Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, because you’ll have to wait two years to see it again. The reenactment only takes place on even numbered years at Prairie Grove Battlefield State

Outrageous Fun Awaits in October

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again…October is one of my favorite times in The Natural State! The air is cooler and crisp, the trees are taking on their autumn wardrobe, and great festivals take place throughout the

July 4 Marks 195th Anniversary of the Arkansas Territory

    July 4, 2014, marks the 195th anniversary of the creation of the Arkansas Territory. Created from a portion of the Missouri Territory, the area was an organized incorporated territory until June 15, 1836, when what remained of the

April Hosts Many Events Highlighting 150th Anniversary of Civil War in Arkansas

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Arkansas. The Sesquicentennial will be celebrated through 2015 and many events are in the lineup for the month of April. For starters, the “Town in Conflict”

Warm Up with History: The Randolph County Heritage Museum

It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up

Clayton House’s Knox Street Book Club

If you live in the Fort Smith area and are looking for a book club with historical leanings, read on. A Knox Street Book Club begins at the Clayton House Feb. 13 with the review of “A Tour on the

Warm Up with History: The Helena Museum of Phillips County

It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up