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Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 4)

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, March 20, 2019

After a decade of greater-than normal attention to Arkansas from Republican presidents, Democrats would get a bite at the Arkansas apple in 1912. Virginia-born Woodrow Wilson stood on the cusp of  ... Read More

Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 3)

Old State House Museum - Monday, March 04, 2019

After Theodore Roosevelt’s time as Arkansas’s frequent presidential visitor, appearances by the country’s chief executives tapered off a bit, although were not nonexistent as they had been in the  ... Read More

Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 2)

Old State House Museum - Thursday, January 17, 2019

Theodore Roosevelt was probably the first post-Civil War chief executive to attract the fascination and excitement of people in both the North and the South. In a way, the Spanish-American War of  ... Read More

Old State House Museum seeks donation of Arkansas governors’ items, memorabilia

Old State House Museum - Monday, January 14, 2019

The Old State House Museum (OSHM) is seeking donations of items and memorabilia related to Arkansas governors. OSHM, a museum of the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH), is gathering the ite ... Read More

Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 1)

Old State House Museum - Monday, January 07, 2019

Admittedly, for the first century of Arkansas’s statehood, our state was not what one would call a “must visit” destination for either the occupants of the White House, or for that matter, those w ... Read More