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.
46th Annual Jonquil Festival
March 14th, 15th and 16th 2014
Create memories and celebrate a tradition at Historic Washington State Park. This three-day festival heralds the arrival of spring in Southwest Arkansas! Thousands of jonquils welcome craftspeople, entertainers, and visitors to the town of Historic Washington. Unique crafts and delicious foods are just part of the attractions from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, then again from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. Tours of the park, historic homes, and museums are available at regular price.
Date: March 14 - March 16, 2014
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Admission: festival free, $5 parking, tours at regular price
Phone: (870) 983-2684
Browse the site to learn more about the historic Arkansas landmarks and activities at Historic Washington State Park.