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Last Chance for Civil War Seminar!

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, October 06, 2015

TODAY is the last chance to register for this Saturday’s “The Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War” seminar! From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. this Saturday, October 10, we will be joined ... Read More

Arkansas First Lady Anne McMath, 1949-1953

Old State House Museum - Monday, October 05, 2015

Today’s gown brings a taste of postwar elegance. As we look back at the life of Arkansas First Lady Anne McMath, we look forward to tomorrow, when the First Ladies’ Lunch to restore our gown ... Read More

Civil War Seminar this Saturday

Old State House Museum - Monday, October 05, 2015

We are thrilled to have a who’s-who roster of Arkansas Civil War historians (https://www.oldstatehouse.com/events/the-legacy-of-arkansass-civil-war) at the Old State House this weekend to sh ... Read More

Arkansas First Lady Eula Terral, 1925-27

Old State House Museum - Friday, October 02, 2015

In the lead-up to our First Ladies' Lunch on October 6 we're featuring gowns from our historic collection. Today’s Arkansas First Lady gown takes us back to the Roaring Twenties!  ... Read More

Three Questions with Dr. Elliott West

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Our seminar on “Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War” is fast approaching on Saturday, October 10. The deadline for tickets is October 6, so register now. Today we’re joined by Dr. Elliott W ... Read More

Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, "How Free is Free?"

Old State House Museum - Monday, September 28, 2015

We’re already excited about Saturday, October 10, when we will co-host the “Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War” seminar with the Arkansas Sesquicentennial Commission. Today we welcome Dr. ... Read More

Arkansas First Lady Margaret Frierson Cherry, 1953-1955

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Margaret Cherry became First Lady of Arkansas in 1953 when her husband Francis Adams Cherry was elected Governor of Arkansas. Margaret, who graduated from high school in Jonesboro, met futur ... Read More

Catching up with Lydia Leatherwood of the Plantation Agriculture Museum

Old State House Museum - Monday, September 21, 2015

This Thursday our Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series continues with park interpreter Lydia Leatherwood of the Plantation Agriculture Museum in Scott, Arkansas. The museum highlights the history  ... Read More

LAST CHANCE for First Ladies' Lunch!

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Today is the LAST DAY to buy tickets to the First Ladies’ Lunch on Tuesday, October 6! To get your tickets and help to preserve the Old State House’s collection of gowns, please co ... Read More

First Ladies Share Stories

Old State House Museum - Monday, September 14, 2015

Arkansas first ladies join forces to save exhibit of historic gowns,share stories behind their inaugural looks Tuesday last day to buy tickets for restoration fundraiser  ... Read More