Heritage House Museum

Emilie Kinney, Executive Director of the Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida, has sent word of a book signing that will take place September 25 at the museum from 11-1.  The book being featured is Lon Warneke: The Arkansas Hummingbird, which was published this summer. Warneke ( 1909-1976), who was from Owley, was a baseball …
  The Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida  is having their annual Heritage Day on May 3. According to museum director Emilie Kinney, visitors to this free event (which lasts from 10-2) can enjoy a homestead heritage themed day of taking in activities and demonstrations like making hominy, butter churning, throwing pottery, timber work, blacksmithing, …
The Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County in Mount Ida will be the scene of a Sorghum Festival November 2. The festival takes visitors back to the days when most families grew a field of cane and made their sorghum every fall. Sorghum, or molasses as it is sometimes called, was a staple in most …
   Have you been to Mount Ida before? I’ve had the chance to visit the town and spots like Wegner’s Crystal Mine. Many festivals are also held in town and a glance at the calendar shows some slated for next month. Among these is the upcoming 3rd annual Heritage Day on May 28 at the …