Civil War Weekend at Historic Washington State Park

  Patricia Thomas over at Historic Washington State Park in Washington just sent word that the dates for this year’s Civil War Weekend have been set! Below are a few details on the weekend:   Vivid reenactments of the Civil


Kerry   If somehow you’ve missed all the displays in the stores and those starting to pop-up in people’s yards, it’s time for All Hallows Eve. It’s when unexplained phenomena takes place, weird things start to happen, and long-lost

Ghostly Arkansans Visit Tomorrow Night at Mount Holly Cemetery

Kerry   One of the most popular events in October is the annual Tales of the Crypt presented by the Parkview Arts Science Magnet High School. It takes place this year Oct. 11 at historic Mount Holly Cemetery in

High Cotton on the Bayou Saturday in Scott

Kerry Hearken back to the days of yesteryear this Saturday in Scott during the High Cotton on the Bayou Festival, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There are going to be demonstrations of horse- and mule- drawn farming, Dutch oven cooking, and

Prairie Grove Clothesline Fair is Labor Day Weekend

Jill M. Rohrbach   It’s Labor Day weekend, which means it’s also time for the Clothesline Fair in Prairie Grove. This is the 60th year for this fantastic festival held at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park on Sept. 3-5. You’ll

Lower White River Museum State Park Opens New Civil War Exhibit Saturday

Kimberly J. Williams   The Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc is debuting their latest exhibit, “Des Arc Rangers: Co. B 1st Mounted Rifles” on Aug. 27. The exhibit opening begins at 10:30 a.m. and features speakers Curtis

Upcoming Weekend in Jacksonville is Busy, Busy

Kerry You’ll not be bored this weekend if you head to Jacksonville. Three exciting and action-packed events are scheduled so you might want to start your planning now. School has been in session for at least a week in

Free Admission to National Parks June 21

Kerry Kraus   Summer begins tomorrow so why not celebrate with a free visit to a National Park? The National Park Service is waiving all park entrance fees on June 21  in honor of the first “official” day of summer.

Grand Re-opening of Hindman Hall at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park is June 18

Jill M.   The grand re-opening of Hindman Hall at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park in Prairie Grove takes place tomorrow (Saturday, June 18). The grand re-opening ceremony starts at 10 a.m. Presenters in order of appearance are: Jessee Cox, park superintendent;

Arkansas History Commission Has a Winning Website

Kerry Kraus     The Arkansas History Commission’s website — — is a winner! It has been named as one of the 101 Best Family History Websites by Family Tree Magazine. The announcement is in the September 2011