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Silver Screen Series Presents...

The South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society, located at 412 E. Faulkner in El Dorado, invites you to our SILVER SCREEN SERIES vintage and classic film Deanna DURBIN - FIRST LOVE. 

A 1939 American musical film directed by Henry Koster and starring Deanna Durbin and Robert...

Silver Screen Series Presents...

The South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society, located at 412 E. Faulkner in El Dorado, invites you to our SILVER SCREEN SERIES vintage and classic film “If I Had My Way” starring Bing Crosby and Gloria Jean, Tuesday, January 8 at 6:30...

MORE TO COME - SEE YA NEXT YEAR!

South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society will be closed December 22 - January 1
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Newton House Museum to Host Christmas Open House

NEWTON HOUSE MUSEUM CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

 

EL DORADO – The South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society is pleased to announce that the Annual Newton House Museum Christmas Open House is coming up Sunday, November 19, from 1:00 – 4:00...

Check out What's Cookin' at the Historical Society

The South Arkansas Historic Preservation Society, located at 412 E. Faulkner in El Dorado, announces the screening of the vintage and classic Hollywood film “What’s Cookin’” as the Silver Screen Series continues Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 PM.  This particular film...

IT'S FUN TO BE SCARED BY 13 GHOSTS

The South Arkansas Historic Preservation Society, located at 412 E. Faulkner in El Dorado, delves into the history of vintage and classic Hollywood with The Silver Screen Series.  Beginning Tuesday, October 10 at 6:30pm and continuing every second Tuesday through December at that same time,...

Hollywood’s Golden Era, Up-Close and Personal

 

    Rediscover the era when men were gents and ladies could be Femme fatale with a visit to The Michael G. Fitzgerald collection, a rare insider view to vintage Hollywood. The massive collection, of which less than one percent is currently on display from the over 10,...

Introducing the Silver Screen Series

    Beginning this October, we delve into the film archives of the Michael G. Fitzgerald Collection by screening selected features currently available in digital format.  The original films within the collection are too delicate to play and there are very few that have been...

McCaskill Family Donates Artifacts

When Sam and Helen McCaskill built their home in 1968, “there was not much money left over for artwork and decorations to put on the walls”, Helen McCaskill recalled at a recent reception in their honor at the South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society.  So, Helen began...

Rachel Silva talks about The Taylor House of Drew County

Our topic on May 16th was The Taylor House of Drew County, Arkansas presented by Rachel Silva from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. Located off Hwy 138 near Winchester, the Taylor House was built in 1846 by Dr. John Taylor and his wife, Mary Robertson...