South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society
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Gallery of History

The Gallery of History guides you through a timeline of Union County’s past, present, and future with rotating exhibitions of hundreds of artifacts. From early pioneering families who shared the wilderness with local Indian tribes to leaders of business and industry, the stories of those who came before are revealed.


9:00 - 4:00 Tuesday - Friday
10:00 - 2:00 Saturday

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News & Press

'Haunted' tour explores sordid history in El Dorado

by Matthew Hutcheson | November 6, 2022 at 4:00 a.m. Every nook and cranny in downtown El Dorado is filled with history, and not all of it...Read more

Tinker Tuesdays 2022

June 21, 2022 - El Dorado News-Times Steve Biernacki of the South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society leads an archeological dig during the...Read more

Mayhaw Festival 'biggest ever,' says organizer

by Matthew Hutcheson | May 8, 2022 at 12:00 a.m.   The 30th annual Mayhaw Festival was held on Saturday and the weather...Read more

St. Louis addition remembered as hub of Black-owned businesses, community Work begins on ID’in

by Caitlan Butler | August 5, 2022 at 12:00 a.m. A family with deep ties to El Dorado gathered Thursday afternoon at the South Arkansas...Read more

Festival Highlights Arkansas History, Literature

by Matt Hutcheson | July 17, 2022 at 12:00 a.m. - El Dorado News-Times   The South Arkansas Community College Library hosted the 5th...Read more
Gallery of History History photos Sanborn Map 1924