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Historic Washington State Park

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Historic Washington, Arkansas, is a lovely, peaceful tree-shaded town and one of the most amazing historic places in Arkansas. Established on George Washington's birthday in 1824, the town of Historic Washington State Park is a National Historical Landmark and an Arkansas state park you'll want to visit.

 

Programs by Historic Washington State Park

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Domestic Slave Life: Meet Betsy Carey

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Grandmother's Trunk

Mary, dressed as a frontier woman, talks about traveling to Southwest Arkansas from North Carolina in 1855. She will display and discuss the items...

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Spinning With Betsy

During the 1830’s and 1840’s Washington, Arkansas was a small town on the edge of the frontier. Ladies were still involved in the process of...

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An Arkansas Woodsman's Skillful Hands

Early settlers utilized skills in working wood to craft tools and home furnishings. He oftentimes traded or sold his wares to support his family...

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Arkansas Weaving Works:Basic Weaving on the Counter-Balance Loom

During the 19th century weaving was a vital part of daily life and home economy.Join a 19th century weaver as she explains the importance of her...

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The Real "Nitty Gritty" of Soils!

Learn the basic components of soil and the impact they have on human and plant life as well as efforts of conservation! This is a hands on program...

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"Monotony, Boredom and Sheer Terror!"--The life of an average Civil War Soldier

The common soldier had a lot to endure during the struggle known as our American Civil War. Meet an interpreter from Historic Washington State...

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"Robbers, Rattlers, and Glass Slippers"-- Stories That Have to be Told!

Certain stories seem to move with people across place and time. Have you ever wondered why? There is just something about them that bears...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Billy Nations   billy.nations@arkansas.gov
103 Franklin Street
Washington AR 71862
8709832860
United States

http://www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Historic Washington State Park cover:

Industrial Technology
Community Interests
Social Studies/History
Economics/Business
Family & Consumer Science
Sciences
Character Education
Technology/Information Science
Problem Solving
Gifted & Talented