A Visit to the Grant County Museum in Sheridan

On a trip to Sheridan recently I made a  stop by the Grant County Museum. The museum is one of my favorites and houses an impressive collection of …it seems just about everything. Upon entering what appears (from the outside)

MAY ENEWS: 50th Spring Tour of Historic Homes in Little Rock’s Quapaw Quarter

Little Rock’s Quapaw Quarter celebrates a milestone this month. It’s the 50thSpring Tour of Historic Homes, to be held May 10-11.  Join honorary co-chairs of the event First Lady Ginger Beebe and well-known lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith for all

May Heritage Month in Fort Smith

Considering the history and heritage that built Fort Smith, there’s no surprise there will be a plethora of programs in May to celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month. The Department of Arkansas Heritage’s theme for this year is “Saving Our Heritage: Arkansas’s

Commemorating Rohwer and Jerome

(The above interview with George Takei is courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture) On Tuesday, April 16, Japanese American internment in Arkansas during World War II will be commemorated through two

Fort Smith Heritage Festival is April 6

The weekend looks like it’s going to be warm and sunny, which makes it a great time to head to Fort Smith for the 5th annual Heritage Festival on Saturday, April 6. The festival will be headquartered downtown at the

Walnut Ridge Hosts Air Field Reunion April 5-6

The 15th annual Air Field Reunion is slated for April 5-6 at the Wings of Honor World War II Museum in Walnut Ridge. The event is a reunion of former airfield personnel, both military and civilian, that worked and trained

Scavenger Hunt at Crowley’s Ridge State Park

Looking for a great way to have fun and learn something with the kids this April? Crowley’s Ridge State Park near Paragould hosts a Scavenger Hunt on April 28. Create your team and then race to learn about the park.

Remembering John F. Kennedy – 50 Years Later

Every baby boomer alive can tell you exactly where they were on November 22, 1963 when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. It’s indelible in our minds; something we will never forget.  2013 is the 50th anniversary of this monumental

Jacksonport State Park Museum Opens New Exhibit March 2

Discover how historians, archeologists, genealogists and conservationists solve mysteries of the past through discovering and preserving lost facts and evidence when Jacksonport State Park Museum in Newport opens a new exhibit on March 2. The exhibit, “The Jacksonport Collection Calamity,”

Spring Break Fun at Davidsonville Historic State Park

Spring break is right around the corner. Time to find something fun and exciting for the kids to do during their time off!  During the school break, many of our 52 Arkansas State Parks will be offering special activities to
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