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Exhibits include general store, parlor and kitchen, cotton farming. Also Civil War and World War II artifacts.

Second floor of the historic building which was constructed for the Elks club, as evidenced by the elk featured in the ten-foot-tall stained glass windows. Lots of cool stuff. A kerosene powered iron, for example, and a 500-pound cast iron hog scald.

Location: 67 W Main, Marianna Arkansas 72360 Telephone Toll Free: 870-295-2469

Other History nearby:
(Memphis) Center for Southern Folklore
(Helena) Confederate Military Cemetary
(Helena) Delta Cultural Center
(Memphis) Elvis Presley's Graceland
(Memphis) Hunt-Phelan Home
(Memphis) Magevney House

07/05 Coming to The Marianna area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
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.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.