Self-Guided Tour of Conway’s Robinson Historic District

Local history buffs, including Emily & Jeremy Walter along with the City of Conway (GIS department), have created a self-guided walking (or virtual) tour of homes in the Robinson Historic District just west of downtown Conway.

The tour takes you through the Conway’s history, as well as the roots, architectural influences, and details of specific families that lived in each home.

For tour maps (including all the information above), visit Historic Homes Tour of Conway

Faulkner County: Its Land and People Revisited

Faulkner County: Its Land and People Revisited is the newest publication of the Faulkner County Historical Society. Published locally by Crossman Printing in Conway, this is an heirloom you will cherish and be able to pass on to your children and your children’s children.

CLICK HERE to get YOUR COPY of Faulkner County: Its Land and People Revisited.

This new 322-page edition includes edited and updated articles from the original volume, Faulkner County: Its Land and People, published in 1986, as well as new articles on aspects of the county not included earlier. Pictures from the society’s photo collection housed in the UCA Archives are also Continue reading

2020 Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings Available at Museum

The Faulkner County Historical Society’s 2020 editions of its historical journal Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings are available for purchase at the Faulkner County Museum. The Society celebrated 60 years in existence in 2019, and its journal has been published since 1960.

The family home of the Halter family graces the cover of the winter, or Christmas, edition. This beautiful house still stands. It is well maintained and a favorite among local citizens. The issue contains the story Continue reading

Fall 2020 Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings Published

Cadron Blockhouse, Faulkner County, Arkansas

By Cindy Beckman

The Fall 2020 edition of Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings, the journal of the Faulkner County Historical Society, has been published. Society members should receive their copies in the mail this week.

This issue includes an article submitted by Nancy Breeden Mitchell on the Frederick Nahlen family. Originally written by Clarence Nahlen, it traces the story of Continue reading

2020’s Most Endangered Places in Arkansas

Preserve Arkansas’s 2020 Most Endangered Places list includes a nationally significant military hospital, a Trail of Tears witness structure, the Grapette Company headquarters, a Charles Thompson-designed bank, a historic mercantile, Lafayette County’s first jail, and a New Deal-era high school building. Preserve Arkansas is also featuring Little Rock’s oldest municipal golf course as “One to Watch.”

The Most Endangered Places Program is Continue reading