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Powhatan Historic State Park

Ark. 25, Powhatan, AR 72458
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This is a quaint little town with wonderful historical value. Be sure to tour the courthouse and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Black Rock, Arkansas
via mobile

This is one amazing place. You turn a corner on a country road and WOW!! Awesome courthouse, jail... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Kip D
McCrory, Arkansas
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Ark. 25, Powhatan, AR 72458
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little town with wonderful historical value. Be sure to tour the courthouse and surrounding grounds. The staff is very friendly & knowledgeable.

Thank tricia12557
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is one amazing place. You turn a corner on a country road and WOW!! Awesome courthouse, jail, school. It's like going back in time. Perfect family trip and wonderful for the history lover in your family. Go check it out.

Thank Kip D
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A great collection of buildings and historical artifacts in a nice park-like setting. We really enjoyed our short stay. The only reason we didn't stay longer was because the day we went it was very hot (even with all of the large shade trees) and...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My husband loves history and this little town was really well preserved. For a small fee you can tour all the buildings with a guide. Beautifully restored courthouse.

Thank melissan170
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasant, informative, and fun. Each stage of the growth encompassing Imboden,Black Rock, Powhatan,Portia, and the surrounding areas is given in written form, models,catalogs, and the tour guide offers their wisdom. You may go at your own pace or employ a guide. A gift shop is...More

Thank Sherri J
Reviewed 5 April 2016

You will be in a treat if museum program assistant Steve Saunders is there to great you and show you around. He is a wealth of knowledge and a pleasure to talk with. There are 6 buildings to learn about, and the wonderful Beaux Artss...More

Thank KValente
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My husband, two tween girls and I enjoyed visiting these historical sites, especially the courthouse. The whole thing took about 1 hour to see, so it was the perfect add on to our Lake Charles excursion.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The courthouse is a fine example of late 19th century architecture and is in excellent shape and is not in the least bit dilapidated or worn out. The rooms within the courthouse are no longer offices but house exhibits pertinent to the area and the...More

Thank asimov13467
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Great old courthouse that been kept just like it was in the 1900's. This will take you back to your childhood days. If you're looking genealogy information, be sure and visit the Lawrence County Archives located just across the street. Worth the drive to see...More

2  Thank trinjboro
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Very few towns with a population of 72, yes seventy two, have a first class museum. The restored buildings include a courthouse, jail, church, school and log cabin home. The whole thing is very well done and the Rangers are very friendly and helpful. The...More

2  Thank robert w
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