Meet Tarona Armstrong: Superintendent at the Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site in Hope

Tarona Armstrong’s passion for education has been a key asset throughout her 24 year career with the National Park Service, NPS. Since the fall of 2014 she has been the Superintendent of the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National

Historic Washington State Park hosts annual history symposium

A news release about an upcoming history symposium at Historic Washington State Park has been sent our way. Below are the details from it in case you might want to attend. “The Arkansas History Commission and State Archives, the Arkansas

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Celebrates 20 Years

What comes after Thanksgiving in Arkansas? The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights! This year will be the 20th anniversary of the program, which highlights more than 60 communities around the state. The Trail of Holiday Lights brochure is available both

World’s Largest Bowie Knife Exhibit at the Historic Arkansas Museum

One of Arkansas’s proudest pieces of history is that it is believed to be where Jim Bowie’s original knife was made in December 1830.  Bowie designed the knife which was then crafted by blacksmith James Black at Washington, Arkansas, now

Music in the Park Series at Historic Washington Celebrates Celtic Roots

Often the term Celtic music is applied to the music of Ireland and Scotland because both lands have produced well-known distinctive styles that have clear mutual influences. These styles are known because of the importance of Irish and Scottish people

Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington State Park

A chance to enjoy the start of the Christmas season in a historic setting is upon us. The 26th annual Christmas and Candlelight is set for December 1 and 8 at Historic Washington State Park in Washington, Arkansas. The park

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]