Walks Through History to Visit Downtown Osceola

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s next “Walks Through History” tour will visit downtown Osceola beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 15.

Osceola’s commercial downtown area, which includes the Hale Avenue Historic District and six buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, contains examples of several architectural styles that reflect the great prosperity this Delta town experienced in the early twentieth century. The tour will begin at Mississippi County Courthouse. It is co-sponsored by the Mississippi County Historical Society and Mississippi County Museum and the Arkansas Humanities Council.

In the “Walks Through History” program, which is co-sponsored by the Arkansas Humanities Council, AHPP historians provide free guided walking tours of historic structures and districts across Arkansas. Most tours begin at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

The American Institute of Architects offers two HSW continuing education learning unit credits for members who attend a “Walks Through History” tour.

Other 2018 “Walks Through History” tours will be held October 13, Heber Springs Commercial Historic District, co-sponsored by the Heber Springs Library and Downtown Heber Springs Network, and November 10, Magnolia Commercial Historic District, co-sponsored by the Magnolia-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.

All tours are free and open to the public. For information, call the AHPP at (501) 324-9880, write the agency at 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, send an e-mail message to [email protected], or visit The “Walks Through History” program is co-sponsored by the Arkansas Humanities Council, which seeks to promote the understanding, appreciation, and use of the humanities in Arkansas. The humanities include the study of history, literature, ethics, philosophy, language, and the various legal, cultural, religious, and folk traditions – past and present - that define the human condition.

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic Arkansas Museum.

Recent Posts


Ozark Farming Montgomery County Arkansas Main Street Batesville cemetery preservation Arkansas Design Network Folk Victorian Architecture Dionicio Rodriguez Sunken Lands Elias Camp Morris Free Courthouse Poster Walks Through History Main Street Texarkana Arkansas History Lesson Plans Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Pope County Arkansas Arkansas Register of Historic Places Ouachita County Arkansas Mosaic Templars Cultural Center American Legion National Register of Historic Let Freedom Ring Booneville Historical Preservation Society Camden Arkansas Arkansas State University Heritage Sites Fayetteville Arkansas U.S. Forest Service Forrest City Cemetery Russellville Arkansas free teacher resources Bogg Springs Arkansas Houston Arkansas Mississippi County Arkansas Pope County Courthouse 19th Century Road Construction Pulaski County Courthouse County courthouse Restoration Grants most endangered historic places Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Museum Phillips County Arkansas Carlisle Rock Island Railroad Depot Civil Works Administration Main Street Arkansas Tolbert Gill Perry County Arkansas Arkansas Railroad History Turner Restoration Buffalo National River Helena Arkansas Prairie County Arkansas Pike County Arkansas historic telephone booth Edgar Monsanto Queeny Trail of Tears in Arkansas Doddridge Arkansas Rustic Architecture Cemetery Preservation Library Parker-Hickman Farm Historic District Craftsman style architecture Marked Tree Arkansas Historic County Courthouses Evelyn Gill Walker House 13th Amendment Classroom Presentation "Let Freedom Ring" Travel Grants Benton Arkansas New Century Club of Camden North Little Rock Arkansas Main Street Searcy White County Courthouse Saline County Arkansas Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council Abolition of Slavery Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Renaissance Revival Architecture historic architecture Old U.S. Post Office and Customs House Central High School Neighborhood Historic District Bogg Springs Hotel Louisiana Main Street program Gothic Revival architecture Freedmen's Bureau Huntsville Commercial Historic District Naturalistic Architecture Madison County Arkansas Erbie Arkansas Marked Tree Lock and Siphons Duck Hunting Arkansas Humanities Council Morrilton Arkansas Freedom Park Free Cemetery Preservation Workshops Tudor Revival Architecture Arkansas religious history Houston Methodist Episcopal Church South Camden to Washington Road Little Rock Central High School Forrest City Arkansas Mid-Century Modern Architecture Flood Control Rosston Arkansas Burdette Plantation Cumberland Presbyterian Church Clarendon Arkansas Paris Arkansas International-Style Architecture Real Estate Transfer Tax Roe Arkansas Delta Cultural Center Rosenwald Schools Pike County Courthouse Centennial Baptist Church Estes-Williams Post #61 American Legion Hut Destination Downtown Conference Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 slipcover removal grants Main Street Ozark free historic preservation workshop Monroe County Arkansas Conway County Library free history tours Art Deco Architecture Poinsett County Arkansas Montgomery County Courthouse Monroe County Courthouse Newton County Arkansas Arkansas African American Civil War History Main Street Arkansas:Real Estate Transfer Tax steel window restoration workshop African American education National Historic Landmark Nevada County Arkansas National Register of Historic Places Arkansas Preservation Awards Stearns/Gehring Chapel Cemetery Mississippi Main Street Association Civilian Conservation Corps downtown revitalization Dr. Ruth Hawkins Kiblah School News Release Leake-Ingham Building Three States Lumber Company St. Francis County Historical Society Henry Koen Office Building Barney Elias House Booneville Arkansas Arkansas History historic Arkansas properties Arkansas Business History Historic Preservation Restoration Grants Camden Public Library downtown economic development historic resort communities Downtown Revitalization Grants U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkansas Historic Preservation Main Street Dumas Skillern House Wingmead Polk County Arkansas Huntsville Arkansas Historic Preservation Alliance Monsanto Chemical Corporation Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Miller County Main Street Siloam Springs Mississippi County Courthouse Osceola Sandwiching in History 13th Amendment Free Lesson Plan cemetery preservsation Burdette Arkansas