118 E Dickson St. Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
(479) 521-2970
Email Us
Today is Friday, April 18, 2014.











Welcome to the Washington County Historical Society's Home Page

We are passionate about preserving and telling the rich history of our County

Washington County Historical Society Mission Statement:

The 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 others.

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.

Program Schedule:

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


The newest version of Flashforward newsletter is available on the Flashforward page or click here.


See our Books and Products page to check out our publications for sale


Interested in touring one of our historic properties? You may schedule

tours by calling 479 521-2970.


For information on Membership see the Membership and Support section

Membership can be paid online through our Books and Products page, by credit card or by mailing check. Amounts above $25 are tax deductible.

Click Here to go directly to Membership Online


To link to our FACEBOOK page, click here