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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

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

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

Things to do near Newport, AR

Natural Bridge

Directions: Located four miles north of Clinton off U.S. 65 Hidden away in the scenic beauty of the Ozarks, this 100-ft. sand...

Greers Ferry Lake

Nestled in the Ozark foothills between Clinton and Heber Springs, Greers Ferry is among the state's five largest lakes. It is...

Old Davidsonville State Park

Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: U.S. 63 To Black Rock, then north on Ark. 361 for 6 miles to the park. South o...

Antiques & Elderly Things

Children's books, Civil War memorabilia, fine china, glass scupltures, kitchen items. ...