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Newport, Arkansas

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Jackson Memorial Museum of Funeral Service

Family-owned facility exhibits a horse-drawn hearse and funeral buggy from the 19th century, a chapel and other exhibits.

Newport, AR Museums

Living Farm Museum

Demonstrations of antique farm equipment; horse-drawn plows, harrows, disks, panters, threshers, hay rakes and balers are amonng those demonstrated; steam boiler and engine, antique tractors;

Newport, AR Museums

Arnett's Doll Museum

Over 5,000 dolls collected by Virginia Arnett are displayed in a private museum adjacent to her home. A rare and complete set of 'Gone With The Wind' character dolls highlights the exhibit.

Newport, AR Museums

Jacksonport State Park

Food Service/Picnic Area Available The 1872 Courthouse museum displays artifacts dating 1840s-1920s of the Jackson County area. The Mary Woods No. 2 is a restored sternwheel paddleboat, which was used on the White River until the late 1960

Newport, AR State Parks

Pea Ridge National Military Park

Perhaps the best-preserved Civil War battlefield in Arkansas, this 4,300-acre national historic site includes a seven-mile, self-guided auto tour road with 10 stops; a museum; trails; bookstore and visitor center. The March 7-8, 1862

Newport, AR Military

Things to do near Newport, AR

Olmstead Museum

Olmstead Funeral Home dedicated this private exhibit in 1996 to honor the oldest existing business in Cleburen County. A hors...

Sylamore Creek Trail

Located in the Ozark National Forest, this 14-mile trail is named for the scenic, free-flowing stream it follows past waterfa...

Cherokee Village -South

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Onyx Cave

Self-guided tour through the chambers with names like the Witches Fireplace and Friendly Dragon. Electronic messages point ou...

Cruise Greers Ferry Lake

Tube rides, kneeboarding, skiing, plus leisurely sightseeing trips available; two-hour, sunset and moonlight cruise packages ...