P.O. Box 98, Washington Arkansas 71862
The Old Washington State Park was established here in 1973 and interprets Washington from 1824 to 1875.
Visitors can see the 1836 Courthouse, Blacksmith Shop, Weapons Museum, several residences and other historic structures on self-guided tours. Buildings are open for touring and vary each day.
The park includes the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, a resource center for historical and genealogical research.
Take Exit #30 off I-30 at Hope and travel nine miles northwest on U.S. 278 to Washington.
Other Arkansas State Parks nearby:
(Paragould) Crowley's Ridge State Park
(Powhatan) Lake Charles State Park
(Jonesboro) Lake Frierson State Park
(Mammoth Spring) Mammoth Spring State Park
(Pocahontas) Old Davidsonville State Park
(Washington) Old Washington Historic State Park
08/05 Coming to The Washington 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.
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.