420 Pine Street, Texarkana Arkansas 71854
This unusual building is a 22-sided house built in 1885 from the winnings at a poker game. The Italianate-Victorian style building has three octagonal wings and one rectangular wing and is furnished in period. High heels and photography are not permitted.
According to local legend, money to build the Ace of Clubs House came from the winnings of a poker game won with the draw of the ace of clubs. This unique Italianate-Victorian style structure features a floor plan inspired by Captain Draughon's lucky card.
Other History nearby:
(Texarkana) Ace of Clubs House and Museum
(Idabel) Barnes-Stevenson House
(Mount Pleasant) Florey-Meriwether Home
(Haworth) Henry Harris Home
(Mount Pleasant) Legends and Lawless Museum
(Mount Pleasant) Mount Pleasant Historical Museum
05/30 Coming to The Texarkana area
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
Texas Shakespeare Festival Kilgore TX June27-July28 The Texas Shakespeare Festival employs high caliber actors, designers, and directors from throughout the nation.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.