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ESHM

Black History Month

Eureka Springs Historical Museum honors Black History Month February, 2015 The museum is featuring an exhibit on the History of African-Americans in Eureka Springs.

The exhibit contains many significant artifacts including hymnals and minutes from the AME Pilgrim's Chapel, a small frame structure situated on Center Street in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

It also contains photographs of African Americans in the early years of Eureka springs including Thoro Harris and Richard Banks.

Thoro Harris is remembered for the six hundred plus hymns he wrote over his lifetime including 'Jesus Loves the Little Children' (1921).

The exhibit will be up at the Museum the entire month of February.

The Museum is open daily from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11:00am until 4:00pm on Sunday at 95 South Main Street.

Focal Points

  • Exhibits


    Eureka Springs Historical Museum showcases the history of Eureka Springs on the first floor...

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  • Art Gallery

    The Museum boasts a large collection that capture the history of the city and area...

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  • Gift Shop

    Eureka Springs Historical Museum´s Gift Shop features books that focus on the history...

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  • Heritage Garden

    The Heritage Garden was established in late 1990s and early 2000s. The Eureka Springs Garden Club...

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  • Voices

    The 2013 production of "Voices from Eureka's Silent City" living history tours will be Friday and Saturday evenings...

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