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Application deadlines set for Historic Preservation GrantsThe Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) announces deadlines for the newest round of grants. These grant programs include the division’s popular County Courthouse Restoration Grants and Hi

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, September 02, 2020

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) announces deadlines for the newest round of grants. These grant programs include the division’s popular County Courthouse Restoration Grants and H ... Read More

​ Preserve our Past Art and Essay Winners Announced

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Students from Marion, Phillips, Pulaski, Benton, Sharp and Van Buren counties were the top winners in the 29th annual “Preserve Our Past” Art & Essay Invitational, sponsored by the Arkansas Hi ... Read More

​ Main Street Arkansas Communities to Receive Additional Grant Funding

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Friday, July 24, 2020

Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, announced today that communities participating in the Main Street Arkansas program, a part of the Arkansas Histori ... Read More

Courthouse and Historic Preservation Restoration Grants

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Monday, June 22, 2020

For Immediate Release – June 17, 2020 Courthouse and Historic Preservation Restoration Grants LITTLE ROCK— Arkansas Historic Preservation Program announces the fis ... Read More

Arkansas Properties on the National Register of Historic Places: Wingmead, Roe vic., Prairie County

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Monday, June 15, 2020

Wingmead near Roe in Prairie County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 23, 2011. SUMMARY Wingmead, located south of DeValls Bluff on AR 33 in Prairie County, wa ... Read More

How to Celebrate Historic Preservation Month

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, May 12, 2020

People across Arkansas are still sheltering in place and practicing social distancing due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19. Many historic sites and museums that would normally be open durin ... Read More

2020 Proclamation of Historic Preservation Month

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Monday, May 04, 2020

More than 50 of Arkansas’s 75 counties and 25 cities have joined thousands of communities across the country in declaring May as Preservation Month. “At the Division of Arkansas Heritage, we b ... Read More

60 Percent of Arkansas Small Businesses in Danger of Closing

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In April 2020, Main Street America released The Impact of COVID-19 on Small Businesses: Findings from Main Street America’s Small Business Survey (https://www.mainstreet.org/blogs/national-m ... Read More

Main Street Arkansas COVID-19

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Main Street Arkansas is dedicated to sharing information to help businesses affected by the current national health crisis. We have a blog dedicated to this information (/blog/main-street-arkansas ... Read More

Main Street Arkansas COVID-19 Concerns

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Monday, March 16, 2020

We know that this is a concerning time for many of our Main Street retail friends as well as their loyal patrons. That's why we've compiled these tips we hope will help during the coronavirus outb ... Read More


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