416 Old Main, University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 72701

479-575-5884 | 479-575-2775 FAX

email:dludlow@uark.edu

County Historical Societies

Arkansas Clay Desha Howard Little River Newton Randolph Van Buren
Ashley Cleburne Drew Independence Logan Ouachita Saint Francis Washington
Baxter Cleveland Faulkner Izard Lonoke Perry Saline White
Benton Columbia Franklin Jackson Madison Phillips Scott Woodruff
Boone Conway Fulton Jefferson Marion Pike Searcy Yell
Bradley Craighead Garland Johnson Miller Poinsett Sebastian Miscellaneous
Calhoun Crawford Grant Lafayette Mississippi Polk Sevier
Carroll Crittenden Greene Lawrence Monroe Pope Sharp
Chicot Cross Hempstead Lee Montgomery Prairie Stone
Clark Dallas Hot Springs Lincoln Nevada Pulaski Union

 


 

 

Arkansas County

Grand Prairie Historical Society
Gay Hampton-Rusk, President
2015 Fairway Street
Stuttgart, AR 72160

Glenn Mosenthin, Editor
16 Setting Sun Trace
Cherokee Village, AR 72529
cell 870-710-1240
hglennm@centurytel.net
John W. Cover, GPHS Treasurer
PO Box 355
Gillett, AR 72055
870-830-0771
jwcover@futura.net
www.stuttgartpubliclibrary.org/GPHS.htm

 

Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
Linda Schuetts Fischer, President
c/o Stuttgart Public Library
2002 S. Buerkle St.
Stuttgart, AR 72160
870-673-1966
lindafischer@classicnet.net

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Ashley County

Ashley County Genealogical Society
805 Cedar Street
Crossett, AR 71635
melissa_emerson@sbcglobal.net
www.angelfire.com/ar/MelissaEmerson/

 

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Baxter County

Baxter County Heritage Center
808 South Baker Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(mailing address)
c/o Baxter County Historical & Genealogical Society
PO Box 2125
Mountain Home, AR 72654-2125
870-425-2551
bcheritagecenter@centurytel.net or bcarchives@centurytel.net
http://www.baxtercountyhistory.org/

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Benton County

Bella Vista Historical Society
1885 Bella Vista Way
Bella Vista, AR 72714
479-855-2335
Carole Westby, President
cell: 479-640-8336
westby@cox.net

 

Benton County Historical Preservation Commission
Glenn Jones, Commissioner
300 W. Poplar Street, Suite 6
Rogers, AR 72756
479-601-3719
gjsooner@aol.com

Benton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1034
Bentonville, AR 72712
BCHSArk@juno.com
www.co.benton.ar.us/History/BCHS/

Heritage Trail Partners, Inc.
Glenn Jones
623 Spring Creek Street
Lowell, AR 72745-9007
Gjsooner@aol.com
www.heritagetrailpartners.com

Lowell Museum & Historical Society
City of Lowell
215 N. Lincoln Street
Lowell, AR 72745
479-751-1077
http://www.lowellarkansas.gov/index.php?section=108

Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
Bentonville Public Library
405 S. Main Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
479-271-6820
nags2@juno.com
www.rootsweb.com/~arnwags/

Pea Ridge Historical Society
P.O. Box 276
Pea Ridge, AR 72751-0276
prhistsoc@prark.org
www.prark.org/histsoc.htm

Pea Ridge National Military Park Foundation
P.O. Box 926
Pea Ridge, AR 72751
479-601-3719
www.pearidgefoundation.com

Rogers Historical Museum
322 S. Second Street
Rogers, AR 72756
479-621-1154
museum@rogersarkansas.com
www.rogersarkansas.com/museum/index.asp

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Boone County

Boone County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2514
Harrison, AR 72601
webmaster@boonecoargen.com
www.boonecoargen.com/index.php

 

Boone County Historical & Railroad Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1094 (mailing)
Harrison, AR 72602
124 S. Cherry Street (physical)
Harrison, AR 72601
870-741-3312
bchm@windstream.net
www.bchrs.org/

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Bradley County

Bradley County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 837
Warren, AR 71671
pqbowman@sbcglobal.net
www.rootsweb.com/~arbradle/bradcogensoc.shtml

 

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Calhoun County

Calhoun-Ouachita Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2092
Camden, AR 71711-2092
ccsmith80@bellsouth.net
www.rootsweb.com/~arcalhou/contents.htm

 

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Carroll County

Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 249
Berryville, AR 72616
870-423-6312
history1880@windstream.net
www.rootsweb.com/~arcchs/index.html

 

Eureka Springs Historical Museum
95 South Main Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
479-253-9417
eshm999@sbcglobal.net
www.eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org/

Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
c/o Bentonville Public Library
405 S. Main Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
479-271-6820
nags2@juno.com
www.rootsweb.com/~arnwags/

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Chicot County

Chicot County, Arkansas Historical & Genealogical Page
sheila@sabrahome.net
www.sabrahome.net/chicotco.html

 

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Clark County

Clark County Historical Association
P.O. Box 516
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
870-245-5332 (archives)
870-230-1360 (museum)
richterw@obu.edu
www.clarkcountyhistory.org

 

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Clay County

Clay County Genealogical & Historical Society
361 W. Main Street
Piggott, AR 72454

 

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Cleburne County

Cleburne County Historical Society
P.O. Box 794
210 N. Broadway
Heber Springs, AR 72543
501-362-5225
cchist@ipa.net
http://www.cleburnehistory.info/
www.rootsweb.com/~arclebur/cleburne-historical.htm

 

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Cleveland County

Cleveland County Historical Society
P. O. Box 192
Rison, AR 71665
870-325-6623
Louise Mitchell, President
llmitch46@hotmail.com
Annette B. Rawls, Treasurer and Corresponding Secretary
jabr3640@tds.net

 

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Columbia County

SW Arkansas Genealogical Society
Attn: Michelle Raspberry
P.O. Box 668
Magnolia, AR 71753
870-234-1991
soweargenealogy@gmail.com

 

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Conway County

Conway County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 865
Morrilton, AR 72110
conwaycountygenealogy@yahoo.com
www.rootsweb.com/~arccga/

River Valley Genealogy Society
PO Box 830
Morrilton, AR 72110
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arrvgs/main_page.htm
rivervalleygenealogysociety@gmail.com
501-208-4213
501-354-4428

 

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Craighead County

Craighead County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1011
Jonesboro, AR 72403
administrator@craigheadhistorical.org
www.craigheadhistorical.org

 

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Crawford County

Crawford County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 276
Alma, AR 72921
crawfordcoargenealogical.blogspot.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arcrawfo/
resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AR/Crawford/

 

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Crittenden County

None listed

 

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Cross County

Cross County Historical Society
P.O. Box 943
Wynne, AR 72396
870-238-4100
crossmuseum@sbcglobal.net
www.cchs1862.org/

 

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Dallas County

Dallas County Arkansas Genealogical & Historical Society
c/o Dallas County Library
501 East 4th Street
Fordyce, AR 71742
870-352-2592

 

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Desha County

Desha County Historical Society
209 Oak Street
McGehee, AR 71654
http://deshacountyhistorical.org

 

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Drew County

Drew County Historical Society
Connie Mullis, President
404 S. Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655
870-367-7446
backwardbranch.com/ardrew/index.html

 

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Faulkner County

Faulkner County Historical Society
P.O. Box 731
Conway, AR 72033
501-327-7093
www.faulknerhistory.com/

 

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Franklin County

Franklin County Historical Association
1102 W. School Street
Ozark, AR 72949

 

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Fulton County

www.couchgenweb.com/arkansas/fulton/

 

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Garland County

Garland County Historical Society
P.O. Box 21335
Hot Springs, AR 71903-1335
501/321-2159
Elizabeth Robbins, Executive Director
robbins.eliz@gmail.com
gchs@hotsprings.net
www.garlandcountyhistoricalsociety.com/

 

Melting Pot Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 936 (mailing address)
649-B Ouachita Ave. (location, street address)
Hot Springs, AR 71902-0936
501-624-0229
Mary E. Booles, Librarian
mpgs@all.net
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~armpgs/

Village Genealogical Society
7 Doscientos Lane
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909
Judy Robbins
501-922-0734
judyandbutch@suddenlink.net
pages.suddenlink.net/hsvgs/

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Grant County

Grant County Museum
D.J. Wallace, Director
521 Shackleford
Sheridan, AR 72150
870-942-4496
Museum4@windstream.net
http://www.grantcountymuseumar.com/

 

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Greene County

Greene County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 121
Paragould, AR 72451-0121
870-240-8944
gchgs@sbcglobal.net
www.gcahgs.org

 

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Hempstead County

Hempstead County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1257
Hope, AR 71802-1257

 

Hempstead County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 756
Hope, AR 71802-0756
www.argenweb.net/hempstead/
www.argenealogy101.com/hempstead-county/

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Hot Springs County

Hot Springs County Historical Society
P.O. Box 674
Malvern, AR 72104
www.couchgenweb.com/arkansas/hotsprings/

 

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Howard County

http://www.myarkansasgenealogy.com/ar-county-howard.html
http://www.genealogyshoppe.com/arhoward/

 

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Independence County

Batesville Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3883
Batesville, AR 72503-3883
Mary Cooper Miller, Editor
mcmiller@ipa.net
Regina Weaver, President
bandmom@gmail.com

 

Independence County Historical Society
Attn: Nancy Britton
P.O. Box 2722
Batesville, AR 72503-2722
brittnan@yahoo.com
www.knology.net/~lizglenn/ichs.htm

Old Independence Regional Museum
P.O. Box 4506
380 South 9th Street
Batesville, AR 72503
870-793-2121
oirm@oirm.org
www.oirm.org/

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Izard County

Izard County Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc
P.O. Box 877
Melbourne, AR 72556-0877

Juanita Stowers, Treasurer
nita@centurytel.net
Roger Harvell, President
roger48@earthlink.net
backwardbranch.com/arizard/index.html
www.exploreizard.blogspot.com

 

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Jackson County

Jackson County Historical Society
P.O. Box 711
Newport, AR 72112
charcsmith@verizon.net
www.rootsweb.com/~arjackso/

 

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Jefferson County

Jefferson County Historical Society
Mrs. Dave “Ernie” Wallis
1600 W. 27th
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
870-535-0293
ernwal@cablelynx.com

 

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2215
Pine Bluff, AR 71613
george@pbark.com
www.rootsweb.com/~arjcgs/

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Johnson County

Johnson County Historical Society
131 W. Main Street
Clarksville, AR 72830
www.ar-johnsoncohistory.com/

 

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Lafayette County

none listed

 

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Lawrence County

Lawrence County Historical Society
P.O. Box 92
Powhatan, AR 72458
870-878-6555
Lloyd Clark, President
lloyd.clark@att.net
www.lchsar.org (under construction, so may not be able to get to web site, be patient and check back often)

 

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Lee County

Tri-County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 580
Marvell, AR 72366
870-829-2971
cte34238@centurytel.net
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~artcgs/index.htm

 

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Lincoln County

Lincoln County Historical Society
Vera Reynolds
300 S. Drew
Star City, AR 71667

 

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Little River County

Little River County Historical Society
LRCHS, Inc.
310 North Second Street
Ashdown, AR 71822
President – Honorable Judge John C. Finley III
Director and Program Chair – Mary Mills Jackson
jackj@valornet.com
argenweb.net/littleriver/
backwardbranch.com/lrchs/index.html

 

Little River County Genealogy Society, Inc.
Attn: President Jenny Lee Stone
LRCGS, Inc.
P.O. Box 288
Ashdown, AR 71822
lrcgs.org

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Logan County

Logan County Historical Society
P.O. Box 32
Paris, AR 72855-0032
tami.ramsey@adelphia.net
www.rootsweb.com/~arlogan/

 

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Lonoke County

 

www.rootsweb.com/~arlonoke/

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Madison County

Madison County Genealogical & Historical Society
P.O. Box 427
Huntsville, AR 72740
479-738-6408
Joy Russell, President
jrussell44@aol.com
www.genforum.genealogy.com/ar/madison/
www.mcghs.info

Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
c/o Bentonville Public Library
405 S. Main Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
479-271-6820
nags2@juno.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arnwags/

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Marion County

Marion County Heritage Society
P.O. Box 761
Yellville, AR 72687
870-449-6015
webguru@genealogyinc.com
www.myarkansasgenealogy.com/ar_county/mar.htm

 

Marion County Genealogy
lhaasdav@cox.net
argenweb.net/marion/

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Miller County

Texarkana USA Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5825
Texarkana, TX 75505-5825
903/838-7903
Hstryhntr2@aol.com
tresajjjj@hotmail.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txkusa/GenSoc.html

 

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Mississippi County

Mississippi County Community College
Bonnie Nichols
P.O. Box 1109
Blytheville, AR 72316-1109

 

Mississippi County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 483
Osceola, AR 72370

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Monroe County

Central Delta Historical Society
(Central Delta Depot Museum)
100 West Cypress Street
Brinkley, AR 72021
870-589-2124
Museum Director Bill Sayger’s email address:
billsayger@yahoo.com

 

Tri-County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 580
Marvell, AR 72366
cte34238@centurytel.net
www.rootsweb.com/~artcgs/index.htm

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Montgomery County

Montgomery County Historical Society
P.O. Box 578
Mount Ida, AR 71957
www.rootsweb.com/~armontgo/

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Nevada County

Nevada County Depot and Museum
Peggy S. Lloyd, Curator
403 West First Street South (location address)
P.O. Box 592 (mailing address)
Prescott, AR 71857
870-887-5821
curator@depotmuseum.org
online@depotmuseum.org
plloyd@depotmuseum.org
www.depotmuseum.org/board.php

 

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Newton County

Newton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 360
Jasper, AR 72641
870-446-6247
history@ritternet.com
newtoncountyar.com

 

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Ouachita County

Ouachita County Historical Society
926 Washington St. NW
Camden, AR 71701
870-836-9243
kathyboyette@rocketmail.com
OCHS2003@sbcglobal.net
www.ouachitacountyhistoricalsociety.org/

 

Ouachita-Calhoun Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2092
Camden, AR 71711-2092
ccsmith80@bellsouth.net
www.rootsweb.com/~arcalhou/contents.htm

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Perry County

Perry County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 156
Perryville, AR 72126
Buford Suffridge
Bjsuffridge@comcast.net

 

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Phillips County

Phillips County Historical Society
702 Porter Street
Helena, AR 72342

 

Tri-County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 580
Marvell, AR 72366
cte34238@centurytel.net
www.rootsweb.com/~artcgs/index.htm

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Pike County

Pike County Archives & History Society
P.O. Box 875
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
870-285-9157
pcahs@windstream.net
http://www.pcahs.org/

 

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Poinsett County

Marked Tree Historical Society
P.O. Box 72
Marked Tree, AR 72365
870-358-4998
mtdam@rittermail.com

 

Marked Tree Delta Area Museum
P.O. Box 72
Marked Tree, AR 72365

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Polk County

Polk County Genealogical Society
Polk County Pioneers
P.O. Box 1525
Mena, AR 71953
arkgenealogy@polk.org
http://www.arkgenealogy.polk.org/

 

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Pope County

Museum of Prehistory and History
Arkansas Tech University Museum
Techionery Building – Museum
1502 North El Paso Avenue
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
479-964-0831
479-964-0826
fax 479-964-0872
tech.museum@atu.edu
http://museum.atu.edu/mainpage.htm

 

Pope County Historical Association
Norah Dykema
806 Knights Court
Russellville, AR 72801
479-890-4989
fax: 479-967-5027

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Prairie County

 

www.myarkansasgenealogy.com/ar-county-prairie.html

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Pulaski County

Pulaski County Historical Society
Box 251903
Little Rock, AR 72225
Bob Razer
501-320-5727
rleslie@cals.org
www.pulaskicountyhistory.org

Arkansas Chapter Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society
Michelle Hood, President
P.O. Box 4862
Little Rock, AR 72214
aahgs.arkansas@yahoo.com

Arkansas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 26374
Little Rock, AR 72221-6374
Susan Boyle, President
susanb1996@aol.com
Russell P. Baker, President-elect
gobgob3@mindspring.com
www.agsgenealogy.org

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Randolph County

Randolph County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 4
Maynard, AR 72444
Laura Hodge, President
bcouch@couchgenweb.com
www.couchgenweb.com/arkansas/randolph/
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arrandol/library.htm

 

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Saint Francis County

St. Francis County Historical Society
P.O. Box 2048
Forrest City, AR  72335

Meetings are on first Thursday of each month, except December, at the St. Francis County Museum, 419 Front Street, Forrest City.

President                    W. Stuart Towns    870-633-4778      stowns@semo.edu
Vice President            Ralph Pipkin          870-270-0321      ralphpipkin@hotmail.com
Secretary Treasurer   Chris Oswalt          501-940-3278      chris.oswalt@ymail.com
Board Chair                Jenny Vandiver      870-278-9458      jennyvandiver@yahoo.com

izzynet3@lycos.com
http://www.argenweb.net/stfrancis/

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Saline County

Saline County History and Heritage Society, Inc.
Kendall Thornton, Editor
P.O. Box 1712
Benton, AR 72018-1712
501-778-3770, 9:00-2:00 T,Th
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arschhs/

Gann Museum of Saline County
218 South Market Street
Benton, AR 72015
479/778-5513
gannmuseum@up-link.net
www.angelfire.com/ar3/gannmuseum/

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Scott County

Scott County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1560
Waldron, AR 72958
479-637-2466
www.argenweb.net/scott/

 

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Searcy County

Searcy County Historical Society
PO Box 133
Marshall, AR 72650
johnston@ipa.net
www.ancestorfair.us
www.myarkansasgenealogy.com/ar-county-searcy.html

 

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Sebastian County

Fort Smith Historical Society
P.O. Box 3676
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3676
(479) 646-9140
(479) 484-5502
479-478-6323
carlann34@cox.net
www.fortsmithhistory.org
http://library.uafs.edu/fshsj_index

South Sebastian County Historical Society
P.O. Box 523
Greenwood, AR 72936
http://www.greenwoodmuseumonline.com/

Old Jail Museum
Curator – Donna Goldstein
curator.sschistoricalsociety@gmail.com

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Sevier County

Sevier County Museum
717 Walter J. Leeper Drive
DeQueen, AR 71832
Karen Mills
870-642-6642
seviercountymuseum@windstream.net

 

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Sharp County

Sharp County Historical Society
Box 185
Ash Flat, AR 72513

 

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Stone County

Stone County Historical Society
P.O. Box 210
Mountain View, AR 72560
stonecountyhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
heritageofstone.wordpress.com

 

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Union County

Smackover Genealogical & Historical Society
700 N. Broadway
Smackover, AR 71762

 

Union County Genealogical Society
Barton Library
200 E. 5th
El Dorado, AR 71730-3897
marthasuewright@suddenlink.net
cfrisby@csd.k12.ar.us

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Van Buren County

Van Buren County Historical Society & Museum
211 3rd Street (location)
P.O. Box 1023 (mailing address)
Clinton, AR 72031
501-745-4066
museum@artelco.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arvanbur/

 

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Washington County

Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
c/o Bentonville Public Library
405 S. Main Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
479-271-6820
nags2@juno.com
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arnwags/

 

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
118 West Johnson
Springdale, AR 72764
479-750-8165
shiloh@springdaleark.org
http://www.springdaleark.org/shiloh/

Washington County Historical Society
Hoyt Purvis, President
Charlie Alison, Editor
Dee Dee Lamb, Program Director
118 East Dickson
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-521-2970
info@headquartershouse.org
www.headquartershouse.org

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White County

White County Historical Society
Box 537
Searcy, AR 72145
wchistory@sbcglobal.net
wchistory@swbell.net
www.whitecounty.us/

 

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Woodruff County

Woodruff County Historical Society
Paula Barnett, Editor
P.O. Box 898
McCrory, AR 72101
wcm@centurytel.net
http://www.rootsweb.com/~arwoodru/

 

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Yell County

Yell County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 622
Dardanelle, AR 72834
www.argenweb.net/yell

 

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Miscellaneous

Arkansas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 17653
Little Rock, AR 72222
Gloria Futtrell, President
gfutrell@aol.com
Jan Davenport, immediate past-president
jhdavenport@comcast.net
www.agsgenealogy.org/

 

National Railway Historical Society
Arkansas-Boston Mountains Chapter NRHS
P.O. Box 1303
Springdale AR 72765-1303
479-756-1901
www.nrhs.com/chapters/arkansas_boston_mountains.htm

 

Smokey Valley Genealogical Society
211 West Iron
Salina, KS 67401
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