Travel back to the 19th century in Historic Washington, Arkansas. Established on George Washington's birthday in 1824, the town of Washington today is one of America's premier historic villages and Historic Washington State Park is a National Register of Historic Places site.
More than 30 carefully restored Arkansas landmarks and historic structures, including classic examples of Southern Greek Revival and Federal architecture, Gothic Revival, Italianate, and hand-hewn timber framing or brace-frame cottage construction, stand as a legacy to life in Washington from 1824 to 1900. Tour the public buildings and homes; see the remarkable collections of antiques, guns and knives; visit with the guides in period attire and ride the surrey on a tour of the various Arkansas historical sites in town for an unforgettable historic experience.
Browse the site to learn more about the historic Arkansas landmarks and activities at Historic Washington State Park.
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Historic Washington State Park
Summer Break Days for Kids “History Alive Day Camp”
July 30 - August 1, 2014
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Youth entering grades 4-8 have a unique chance toexperience 19th-century life on an up close and personal scale with“History Alive Day Camp Campers will be immersed in differenthands-on elements of the 1800s. .” New this Summer – Build a Birdhouse,Outdoor Adventure at Grandview Prairie, Historic Character Workshop! Eachday will have a different theme so you can sign up for one dayor multiple days. These programs are by reservation only with aminimum of 6 required and will be limited to 15. The cost is $30 perday, or with advance payment and registration you can attend three daysfor $75. Contact the park for further details andregistration.
Admission: $30 one day; $75 all three days.
Ph: 870-983-2684, HistoricWashington@arkansas.com