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Arkansas First Lady "Billie" Robinson, 1913

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, September 09, 2015

On this day in 1912, Ewilda Gertrude Miller Robinson became First-Lady-Elect of Arkansas. Her husband Joseph “Joe” T. Robinson won the Arkansas governor’s election, launching one of the most ... Read More

Arkansas First Lady Lucille Laney, 1945-1949

Old State House Museum - Thursday, August 27, 2015

In the lead-up to the First Ladies’ Lunch on Tuesday, October 6, we will feature each of the dresses on our blog at oldstatehouse.com. To buy tickets to the First Ladies’ lunch and help to preserv ... Read More

Lights! Camera! Seminar!

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Sign up today for a free seminar hosted by The Old State House Museum on Saturday, August 29, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., to explore Arkansas's connection with the film and t ... Read More

Watch This: First Ladies of Arkansas Support Museum

Old State House Museum - Friday, August 21, 2015

First Lady Susan Hutchinson, along with several former first ladies of the state of Arkansas, announced the kickoff of a campaign to raise money to preserve the Old State House’s historic collecti ... Read More

Arkansas first ladies, Old State House Museum Associates team to restore historic gowns on exhibit

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, July 07, 2015

The First Ladies’ Gowns exhibit at the Old State House Museum is the largest exhibit of its kind outside the Smithsonian and by far the most popular at the museum. The exhibit features gowns worn ... Read More

Arkansas Born Louis Jordan

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Arkansas-born Louis Jordan's songs like "Baby, It's Cold Outside," "Caldonia" and "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens" can still be heard today, decades since Jordan ruled the charts. In his five-d ... Read More

The Beginnings of Another Presidential Campaign

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The beginnings of another Presidential campaign season are starting, thought it seems as if modern politicians are always in campaign mode. This wasn’t the case over 100 years ago. On Septembe ... Read More