POWHATAN, Ark. – Powhatan Historic State Park will host a First Day Hike tour of the historic town on Sunday, Jan. 1, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., starting at the 1888 Powhatan Courthouse. Participants will learn about the history of photography and the story of Powhatan through pictures before taking the tour of the town.

Space is limited and reservations are required. The tour is $5 plus tax per person ages 12 and up and $3 plus tax per child ages 6 to 12 years. Children under the age of 6 are admitted for free. 

For more information, contact Zachary Elledge atzachary.elledge@arkansas.gov or 870-878-6765.


Powhatan Historic State Park

Powhatan Historic State Park exists to preserve and interpret the cultural landscape and heritage of Powhatan’s civic, social, economic, religious and community legacy.  The park welcomes visitors to tour its historic structures, museum and landscape Wednesday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  To learn more, visitwww.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/powhatan-historic-state-park or call 870-878-6765.


Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. Arkansas state parks and museums cover 54,400 acres of forest, wetlands, fish and wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation facilities, and unique historic and cultural resources. Established in 1923, Arkansas State Parks preserve special places for future generations, provide quality recreation and education opportunities, enhance the state’s economy through tourism and provide leadership in resource conservation. Connect with ASP on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and visit ArkansasStateParks.com and ArkansasStateParks.com/media to learn more.