Welcome to the Washington County Historical
Society's Home Page
We are passionate about preserving and telling the
rich history of our County
County Historical Society Mission Statement:
mission of the Washington County Historical
Society is to discover, preserve, and
celebrate the history of Washington County,
Arkansas, and to share that heritage with
Some of our upcoming events are:
Washington County Historical Society
The Civil War Battle of Fayetteville
History Day - April 19, 2014
9:30 until 4:00
Come talk to the soldiers and citizens of the town of Fayetteville during the Civil War. Live music will be playing for your listening enjoyment. See the exhibit of Civil War artifacts. Help roll bandages and make lint. Enlist in the infantry and drill with the soldiers. Make a rag doll. Play games of the time period on the grounds.
10:00 to 11:00 Lecture - Women in the Civil War by Rebecca Howard
11:15 to 12:15 Civil War Medicine & Medicinal Herb Program by Doug Kidd, Janice Neighbors and Jane-Ellen Ross
12:30 to 1:30 Civil War Music Program by the Holmes Brigade Musicians
1:45 to 2:00 Grandma Stories of Cane Hill College during the Civil War by Linda Doede
2:00 to 2:15 Col. Harrison speaks on the Battle of Fayetteville
2:30 to 4:00 Headquarters House will be open for touring with docents on hand to tell you about the house, its history and furnishings.
Arkansas Teacher Professional Development Credit Pending
118 East Dickson Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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Interested in touring one of our historic properties?
You may schedule
tours by calling 479 521-2970.
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