Two Programs About David O. Dodd: “Boy Martyr of the Confederacy” Jan. 11

On Christmas Eve 1863, David Owen Dodd traveled from Camden to Little Rock on family business, with his birth certificate and a pass to cross Union lines. Dodd left Little Rock on Dec. 29, and since he was headed back

62nd Annual Clothesline Fair

The 62nd annual Clothesline Fair in Prairie Grove, held every Labor Day weekend, takes place this year on Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. It features more than 100 booths with artisans selling and demonstrating

Battle of Helena 150 This Weekend

Helena-West Helena will observe the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Helena on May 24-26. The Delta Cultural Center, the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Helena Advertising and Promotion Commission are sponsoring the events. On Friday, vendors open at

Birthday Party for General Douglas MacArthur Saturday

One of the most famous members of the United States military, General Douglas MacArthur, was born in Little Rock on January 26, 1880 in the Old Arsenal.  Today that building houses the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, which will

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

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

Have a High Old Time in Scott Saturday

  There’s going to be a lot going on in Scott this Saturday, October 6, with the annual High Cotton on the Bayou Festival at Scott Plantation Settlement. This family-friendly gathering showcases fun and activities necessary for day-to-day living at the

Four Arkansas Museums Have Free Admission this Saturday

Looking for something free to do this weekend? Four Arkansas museums are taking part in the Smithsonian’s Free Museum Day, Saturday, Sept. 29. All you have to do is go to the Smithsonian Magazine’s website and fill out a request.