|Dolls from the 19th and 20th century are collected in |
this exhibit that includes a turn-of-the-century writing desk.
|The courthouse exhibit includes the original clock from the |
tower, as well as a desk and shelves from the
building, photographs and election paraphernalia.
The ten acre compound features one gallery after another, organized in a massive building that's seen several expansions; and within a village created from original buildings organized to give children and adults a like a working knowledge of everything Grant County.
|The old general store shown here was once home|
to the Grant County Museum.
|A full-sized replica of a mule is decked with 19th century tack.|
|Vehicles from several decades are on display in a large room |
that also displays signs and bottles from local eateries
and gas stations.
An entire exhibit is dedicated to ARKLA, the Arkansas-Louisiana Gas Company, which serviced most of the state. Within, you’ll see an original ARKLA truck, various gas-powered appliances over the ages and the desk of Witt Stephens.
|A selection of different appliances powered by natural gas |
on display in the ARKLA gas exhibit.
|Flags overhead in the Jenkins Ferry room are from different|
regiments of the Confederate Army.
|Items brought back from the second World War are on display|
in this hall.
The northwest wing of the facility hosts a collection of Civil War memorabilia, including items showing what life was like back during the conflict. A special section commemorates the Battle of Jenkins
|Vehicles and memorabilia from the Korean and Vietnam wars.|
|These vehicles are part of the collection donated to the|
museum by Richard G. Harrison.
|The Hilltown Café, once the Donaldson Café, still contains a |
kitchen and different advertisements for cola and sweets.
|Visitors can see what a post office looked like in the early part |
of the 20th century inside the Edward F. McDonald House.
New to the property is a boardwalk that takes visitors out on an elevated walk through a forested section of the land.
|This wide selection of preserved animals showcase the|
fauna of Grant County.
521 Shackleford Road
Sheridan, AR 72150
Open Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.