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Inside the Log House Program

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 29, 2015

“Do you really live here?” Kids really ask that question when they come for a Log House Program—probably because the education staff takes such time to create an authentic experien ... Read More

Floating the Arkansas—The 19th Century Way

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 22, 2015

Alex Pappas, Ann Pappas and their guests (David and Faye Bard, Martin Hauer-Jensen and Cynthia Ross) recently had the unique opportunity to step back in time on a keel boat excursion down the Arka ... Read More

History in a Hedge

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 15, 2015

What tree makes a hedge that is horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong? Why, it’s Bodark or Bois D’arc... or Osage Orange... or Hedge Apple. Or a variety of other names that ... Read More

What's in a Box?

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 08, 2015

Hands-on History Coordinator Jamie Blakely (pictured below) recently asked herself a similar question when preparing three “loan boxes” for Arkansas schools. The boxes are being made av ... Read More

To Plant or Not to Plant

Historic Arkansas Museum - Thursday, January 01, 2015

If you have visited our herb garden on the grounds, you have seen a variety of plants that were common in Arkansasgardens in the 19th century. You may have even learned about how the plants were u ... Read More