Warm Up with History: Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Cultural Center

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

Lineup for 2014 “Walks Through History” Tours Announced

The 2014 schedule for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s (AHPP) “Walks Through History” tours have been announced by the AHPP!  These tours take place each year and during them, participants visit historic properties across the state. During the “Walks Through

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

U.S. Marshals Museum to Place Cornerstone for Hall of Honor on Nov. 9

We are so lucky in Arkansas to have another world-class, national museum in the works. The future U.S. Marshals Museum will be located on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith. To kick off the 225th year of

Searcy’s Pioneer Village Fall Fest is Nov. 2-3

Learn how your ancestors lived from day to day during the Pioneer Village Fall Fest,  Nov. 2-3 in Searcy.    The collection of 19th century buildings, farm equipment and other antique items will all be open with costumed guides on

Mount Holly’s Tales of the Crypt is Oct. 8

The “residents” of Mount Holly Cemetery  invite you to visit with them during the 19th annual Tales of the Crypt on Oct. 8.  This popular fall tradition features “appearances” by some early Arkansans who are interred at Mount Holly in

Clinton to Speak at 50th Anniversary of Greers Ferry Dam Dedication

Former President Bill Clinton will deliver remarks at the 50th anniversary of the Greers Ferry Dam Dedication set for 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 3 at the John F. Kennedy Overlook in Heber Springs. The Army Corps of Engineers Greers Ferry

58th Annual Saunder’s Memorial Shoot

If you like old fashioned black powder guns, here’s an event for you. The 58th annual Saunder’s Memorial Shoot will be held Sept. 26- 29 at the Luther Owens Shooting Range in Berryville.  This event is for black powder rifles,

Historic Civil Rights Leaders In Little Rock

The widow and daughter of slain Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers are in Little Rock today and tomorrow as Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site  hosts the 56th commemoration of the desegregation of the school. In addition to

Gurdon: Home of Historic Hoo-Hoo Museum

Gurdon was founded in the late nineteenth century, one of many timber towns located along a railway. The town is famous for its role as the founding place of the International Concatenated Order of the Hoo Hoo, the oldest industrial
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