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Our Purpose

The purpose of this society is to  bring together those interested in history’ especially the history of the city and community of Prairie Grove, Arkansas and surrounding areas.

The Society’s major objectives shall be to discover and collect any material which may help to establish and illustrate the history of the area and its people. It may collect printed material, manuscripts, artifacts, and museum items pertinent to the history of the area and see to the conservation, preservation, and protection of those items and establish a museum and archives in which to house those items.

​The Society shall disseminate historical information and arouse interest in the past by publishing historical information in or on social media, newsletters, newspapers, radio, television or other forms of media; by publishing historic information in printed forms such as essays and books or otherwise; by holding meetings, lectures, discussions, and addresses and events; by marking historic buildings, sites, trails and otherwise.
Section 4: The Society shall cooperate with other State and local historical societies and museums to collect and preserve materials of significance

President           Michael Dillingham

Vice President   John Dillingham

Treasurer            Michael Dillingham

Secretary            Kerrie Logsdon

Board Members:

Marsha Philpak-Chambers

Libby Dillingham

Marvin Rice

Lane Davis

The Prairie Grove Historical Society is 501-C3 organization.  Thus it depends on the generous support of individuals and membership dues for funding of its varied programs. 

DONATIONS:  A check made payable to Prairie Grove Historical Society and mailed to Prairie Grove Historical Society, P.O. Box 713, Prairie Grove, AR  72753

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