July 4 Marks 195th Anniversary of the Arkansas Territory

    July 4, 2014, marks the 195th anniversary of the creation of the Arkansas Territory. Created from a portion of the Missouri Territory, the area was an organized incorporated territory until June 15, 1836, when what remained of the

Start your July 4th Observances Early with Music

What’s more appropriate for an Independence Day celebration than one featuring the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest?  Also known as the 531st Air Force Band, the group will perform a free concert on the grounds behind the MacArthur

70th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks

Bring the entire family out to celebrate our nation’s birthday and our western heritage during the 70th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks on Wednesday, July 2 through Saturday, July 5 at Parsons Stadium in Springdale. Nearly 500 professional athletes will

Beaver Lake Concert and History Camp for Kids

Looking for summer activities to do with your kids now that school’s out for summer? Here are two ideas offered by the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale: Beaver Lake Concert Folk duo Still on the Hill will present

Public Tickets On Sale for National Railway Historical Society Convention

Public tickets are on sale for the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) convention based in Springdale on June 10-15. Attendees will ride vintage trains over rare stretches of track, tour historic towns, museums and an Amtrak history train, and enjoy

New One Ton Wooly Mammoth on Display

The Museum of Native American History in Bentonville unveiled its newest exhibit today, a one ton wooly mammoth skeleton standing 12 feet tall and stretching 17 feet in length. It is believed to be between 12,000 and 20,000 years old.

April Programs at Shiloh Museum

The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale is a little gem of a museum offering not only the preservation of the past but many wonderful programs as well. During April, topics will range from photography to frog listening, to

Festivals Abound in April

April “showers” the region with great festivals throughout the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks this month. The 16th annual Air Field Reunion is slated for April 5-6 at the Wings of Honor WW II Museum in Walnut Ridge. The

Warm Up With History: Shiloh Museum

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale is a small museum with a lot of history and heart. Nestled in a park-like, two-acre wooded setting, the Shiloh Museum offers exhibits, programs, special events, photos and collections about the Arkansas Ozarks,

Warm Up with History: The Randolph County Heritage Museum

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
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