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South Arkansas History Links

History in South Arkansas

General Research Sites:
Arkansas Secretary of State: http://www.sosweb.state.ar.us/
Arkansas State Library: http://www.asl.lib.ar.us
Arkansas Department of Heritage: http://www.arkansasheritage.com 
Congressional and Senatorial Leaders: http://bioguide.congress.gov
Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture: http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/
Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas: http://www.preservearkansas.org
Japanese-Americans in World War II Arkansas: http://ualr.edu/lifeinterrupted
Library of Congress (in Washington, DC): http://www.loc.gov
National Archives (in Washington, DC): http://www.archives.gov/index.html 
Ouachita County Historical Society (in Camden, AR): http://www.ouachitacountyhistoricalsociety.org/  
South Arkansas Community College Library: http://www.southark.edu/Library/Southark%20Library.htm
Southwest Arkansas History (through Southern Arkansas University): http://peace.saumag.edu/swark/
 This site includes articles and links to other historical sites across the state.
Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives (at Washington State Historic Park in Washington):
http://www.southwestarchives.com/
University of Arkansas Library:  http://libinfo.uark.edu


Museums and Historic Places: 

Arkansas Museum & Cultural Commission
500 Mid America Blvd
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas 71902
(501) 767-3461

Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 7
Smackover, Arkansas 71762
 (870) 725-2877
http://www.amnr.org/ 

Arkansas Post State Museum
5530 Highway 165 S
Gillett, Arkansas 72055
(870) 548-2634
www.nps.gov/arpo 

Arkansas Railroad Museum
1700 Port Rd
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
(870) 535-8819

Bauxite Historical Association Museum
6706 Benton Rd
Bauxite, Arkansas 72011
(501) 557-9858
http://www.bauxitemuseum.com/ 
 
Bill Clinton Presidential Center
Off the Arkansas River, Downtown
Little Rock, Arkansas
http://www.clintonpresidentialcenter.org

Chicot County Museum
614 S Cokley St
Lake Village, Arkansas 71653
(870) 265-2868
http://lakevillagearkansas.net/mocca/mocca.htm

Crater of Diamonds State Park
209 State Park Road
Murfreesboro, Arkansas 71958
(870) 285-3113
www.craterofdiamondsstatepark.com

Crossett Public Library
1700 Main St.
Crossett, Arkansas 71635
(870) 364-2230
http://www.crossett.lib.ar.us/

Dallas County Museum
 210 N Main St
 Fordyce, Arkansas 71742
(870) 352-5262

Delta Cultural Center
141 Cherry Street
Helena, Arkansas 72342
 (870) 338-4350
http://www.deltaculturalcenter.com/

Desha County Museum
Highway 54 E
Dumas, Arkansas 71639
(870) 382-4222

Drew County Museum Archives
 404 S Main St
Monticello, Arkansas 71655
 (870) 367-5746

Discovery Depot
500 Mid America Blvd
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas 71902
(501) 767-3461

Gann Museum of Saline County Inc
218 S Market St
Benton, Arkansas 72018

Henry C Yerger School Museum
316 E 4th St
Hope, Arkansas 71801
(870) 777-3865

Historic Arkansas Museum
200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
(501) 324-93511
http://www.arkansashistory.com/
 
Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
http://www.hotsprings.org/things_to_do/historic_hotsprings/

Hot Spring County Museum
1220 Brownwood St
Malvern, Arkansas 72104
(501) 337-4775

Hot Springs Muscle Car Museum
620 Malvern Ave.
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71902
(501) 321-1752
http://www.hs-musclecarmuseum.com

Jefferson County Court House Offices, Historical Museum
201 E 4th Ave
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
(870) 541-5402

Jenkins’ Ferry Civil War Battle Site
Near Sheridan, Arkansas
http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/park.asp?id=28

John Newton Home
510 N. Jackson
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730
(870) 862-9890

Ka-DO-Ha Indian Village
1010 Caddo Dr
Murfreesboro, Arkansas 71958
(870) 285-3736

McCollum-Chidester House Museum
(and the Ouachita County Historical Association)
926 W Washington St
Camden, Arkansas 71701-3382
(870) 836-9243
http://www.rootsweb.com/~arouachi/mccullom.htm

Museum of Regional History
219 N State Line Ave
Texarkana, Texas 75501
(903) 793-4831

Nevada County Depot and Museum:
403 West First Street South
Prescott, Arkansas 71857
http://www.depotmuseum.org/homepage.heitml?&card=heises.3308d8cca8dc3d6779d6dcb897b17d7a

Old State House Museum
300 W. Markham
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
(501) 324-9685
http://www.oldstatehouse.com/

Old Washington Historic State Park
P.O. Box 98
Washington, Arkansas 71862
 (870) 983-2684
http://www.oldwashingtonstatepark.com/

Ouachita River Foundation
Po Box 1272
Monroe, Louisiana 71202
www.ouachitariver.org

Petit Jean Antique Car Museum
Petit Jean Mountain
Morrilton, Arkansas 72110
(501) 727-5427

Petit Jean State Park
Off State Highway 7
Petit Jean, Arkansas
www.petitjeanstatepark.com

Poison Springs Civil War Battle Site
Near Camden, Arkansas
 http://www.americancivilwar.com/statepic/ar/ar014.html

Print Museum
PO Box 98
Washington, Arkansas 71862
(870) 983-2855

South Arkansas African-American History Museum
423 W. 5th St.
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730
(870) 864-9885 

South Arkansas African-American Historical Society
(Meets the first Tuesday of every month at the 
South Arkansas African-American History Museum)
423 W. 5th St.
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730
(870) 864-9885

Union County Genealogical Society
(meets monthly)
c/o Barton Library
200 E. 5th St.
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730

Directions to all Locations: www.mapquest.com
South Arkansas Historical Society
PO Box 10201
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730

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