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Headquarters House Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 13:00
Open today: 09:00 - 13:00
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A well furnished antebellum home in Fayetteville.

Excellent tour given by knowledgeable tour guide. It is not just a Civil War site but also embodies... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Doug K
Civil War

Small attraction giving a look into N.W. Arkansas Civil War times. Simple but pleasureable. Been... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Patricia M
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22 May 2018
“A well furnished antebellum home in Fayetteville.”
6 Feb 2018
“Call ahead for a guide, or read about the battle of Fayetteville online.”
Built in 1853 by Jonas Tebbetts the home became the Headquarters for the 1st Arkansas US Cavalry in January of 1863.
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118 E Dickson St, Fayetteville, AR 72701-4207
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Excellent tour given by knowledgeable tour guide. It is not just a Civil War site but also embodies the early history of the town. Well worth the $5 admission fee.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Doug K
Reviewed 7 February 2018

When we visited the very pleasant volunteers said that the lady who knew about the house and gave tours was not available. Left to our own to wander the house, where very little was identified or noted, giving us little information about what we were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 599tomf
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Small attraction giving a look into N.W. Arkansas Civil War times. Simple but pleasureable. Been there forever.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Beautiful historic home, well preserved and appointed. The docent who led my tour was well versed in the history of the home and area. Gardens have been recreated and maintained by area master gardeners based on historical diary about the home. A must see site...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank GraceGritsGardening
Reviewed 31 July 2013

learn what it was like in fayetteville as it went from the North to the South and back during the war

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Not only is the museum interesting in itself; but, the programs offered throughout the year make history fun.

Date of experience: January 2013
3  Thank ca2jo2
Reviewed 1 August 2010

Pretty old home in historic architecture district of East Dickson. It houses the Washington County Historical Society. I especially enjoyed the scheduled tour due to the two costumed re-enactors who gave elloquent oral "Living History" speeches as their characters they portrayed-- very knowledgeable. This was...More

9  Thank USHis2ryTeacher
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