118 E Dickson St. Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
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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

A Statehood Day Celebration with
Dr. Brooks Blevins

June 15, 2014 6:00 pm

First Christian Church
220 N. College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR

Join us in celebrating the transition of Arkansas into statehood in 1836. Allison Williams will begin our evening with a set of old time banjo music. Williams is an internationally renowned performer and native of the Ozarks.
Dr. Brooks Blevins, Noel Boyd professor of Ozark Studies from Missouri State University, will be presenting a lecture on the changing image of Arkansas. Dr. Blevins explored this topic in his book Arkansas, Arkansaw: How Bear Hunters, Hillbillies, and Good Ol Boys Defined A State.


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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.

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