Old Independence Regional Museum
380 South 9th Street, Batesville, AR 72501 - United States
Located in Historic Batesville, Arkansas, Old Independence Regional Museum is housed in a former National Guard Armory that was built of local sandstone as a WPA project in 1936. The Museum preserves the history of 1820 Independence County, known today as 12 separate counties: Baxter, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Marion, Poinsett, Sharp, Stone, White and Woodruff. Visitors can also search early documents and photographs for their ancestors’ stories in the archival wing of the Museum.
Visitors can experience life from a bygone era in the exhibit galleries.
The Great Depression
The White River
The Civil War
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