118 E Dickson St. Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
(479) 521-2970
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Washington County Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation, supported by admissions, membership, and donations from individuals and businesses. House tours are $8.00 per person.

Living History tours may be scheduled by appointment with living history actors to offering a glimpse of family events of the Antebellum and Civil War eras in Arkansas.

All tours of the historic properties owned and preserved by the Washington County Historical Society may be scheduled by calling 479-521-2970.

· Headquarters House, built in 1853, one of the loveliest examples of Greek Revival is located in the heart of the Washington-Willow Historic District at 118 East Dickson Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

· Archibald Yell Law Office was built in the early 1830's, and was moved to the grounds of Headquarters House Museum in the 1990's. The office was used by Arkansas's second Governor and first Congressman. The story of Archibald Yell is of the frontier period in Arkansas History.

· Sarah Bird Northrup Ridge House, 1836, is a post Trail of Tears site and is Fayetteville's oldest standing residence located at 230 Center Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas,

· Visitors, Tourist, Tour Operators, Teachers and members of WCHS call for reservations at 479-521-2970; please leave message.

· Tours and programs, lasting from 35 minutes to 2 hours and ranging from $ 8.00 to $ 30.00 per person, may be scheduled by calling the museum office (479) 521-2970

· Our office hours are subject to change, please see the homepage for our most recent listed hours of operation.


· Walking Tours of the Washington/Willow Historic District begin at Headquarters House.

· 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: info@headquartershouse.org or Phone: (479) 521-2970