Commemoration of the Battle of Arkansas Post This Weekend

Arkansas Post has played a part in Arkansas history since well before statehood. Located south of Gillett, Arkansas Post was established in 1686 by French explorer Henri de Tonti. The site was the first European colony in the Mississippi River

Commemorating the Arkansas Delta’s Civil War History

This year marks the 150th anniversary of a pivotal year in Arkansas’s Civil War history. In 1863, the Arkansas Delta became a hotbed of action.  In January 1863, in an effort to stop Confederates disrupting Union shipping on the Mississippi

Watch This Video of the Battle of Prairie Grove Reenactment

The Battle of Prairie Grove was the last time two armies of almost equal strength faced each other for supremacy in northwest Arkansas. When the Confederate Army withdrew from the bloody battlefield at Prairie Grove on the night of Dec.

Don’t Miss the Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment on Dec. 1 and 2

If you’ve never experienced the sound and smells of black powder, then this is a good place to do it – the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park Battle Reenactment at 1 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 2. It’s fascinating to

Step Into 1862 Saturday at the Old State House Museum

Before the onslaught of holiday events and happenings begin in full force, “Step Into 1862…” at the Old State House Museum, Saturday, November 17. The living history events entitled Prelude to Prairie Grove: Fall 1862 in Little Rock is from

Scenes from 2012 Civil War Weekend at Historic Washington State Park

Here are some photos from Civil War Weekend which took place this weekend at Historic Washington State Park. Enjoy! [nggallery id=7]

Civil War Weekend at Historic Washington State Park

Vivid reenactments of the Civil War will be presented during Historic Washington State Park’s Civil War Weekend November 3-4 in Washington, Arkansas. Washington, Arkansas was a hotbed of Southern sympathizers and a major center of commerce in southwest Arkansas during