Group tours of Headquarters House and its grounds may be scheduled by appointment. Programs offer a glimpse into family and cultural events of the antebellum and Civil War eras in Arkansas.
Group tours and programs, lasting from 35 minutes to 2 hours and ranging from $8 to $30 per person, may be scheduled by calling the museum office 479-521-2970.
The Headquarters House Museum has seating for 45-50 visitors. Services, catering, group tours, step-on services are available. Although Headquarters House is accessible for someone who has a disability or difficulty with mobility, parts of the house are not easy to negotiate with a wheelchair.
All tours of the historic properties owned and preserved by the Washington County Historical Society may be scheduled by calling 479-521-2970.
Potential Group Tours
- Headquarters House, built in 1853, is one of the loveliest examples of Greek Revival. It is located in the Washington-Willow Historic District at 118 East Dickson Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and was at the center of the Battle of Fayetteville, fought in 1863.
- The one-room Archibald Yell Law Office was built in the early 1830s by Arkansas’s first congressman and second governor. It was moved to the grounds of Headquarters House Museum in the 1990s and is preserved through help from the Washington County Bar Association. The story of Archibald Yell is that of the frontier period in Arkansas history.
Walking Tours of the Washington/Willow Historic District begin at Headquarters House.
Motor Coach Tours
Motor Coach Tours are a favorite at Headquarters House. We have inside seating capacity for 45-50 visitors. Receptive services, catering, group tours, step-on services are available.
WCHS Educational Outreach Program Educators and teachers are invited to enhance their Arkansas History program by visiting Headquarters House Museum and by requesting an Arkansas living history presentation in your school. The Washington County Historical Society Living History Educational Outreach Program is available to teachers of Washington County by E-mail requesting Classroom Outreach:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 479-521-2970.