Historic Places

Cane Hill College (1886)

Cane Hill School was founded in 1834 and was the first formally organized school in Northwest Arkansas.

McCarty House (1875)

Located between Dutch Mills and Morrow on Highway 45, the McCarty House was built in 1875.

Zeb & Eunice Edmiston House (1872)

The Edmistons built this vernacular Greek Revival cottage in 1872.

Methodist Manse (1859)

Originally built in 1859, the restored building now houses the Historic Cane Hill, Inc. office.

Visit our Museum


*By appointment*

10AM – 2PM

Rentals and Facilities

Make your special event an unforgettable occasion at Historic Cane Hill. Our campus features several classic examples of 19th century architecture renovated to include modern comforts. Choose from several one-of-a-kind venues of various sizes and acres of outdoor space for receptions or outdoor events. A truly unique setting is ready and waiting for your wedding, reunion, business conference, seminar or family gathering.

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Trails and Outdoors

With over four miles of hiking trails featuring crystal clear creeks, wildlife and moss covered boulders, visitors experience the beauty of the Ozarks while getting a rare glimpse into the region’s cultural history. Through interpretive trails, as well as guided and self-guided tours, guests can immerse themselves in the stories of 19th century rural life in Arkansas including the community’s once-booming agricultural economy and much more.

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As a non-profit organization, we rely on community members like you. There are many ways you can help us preserve the history of Washington County for generations to come. Your investment in Historic Cane Hill will offer future generations a direct connection to the heritage that inspired the pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit now exemplifying a booming Northwest Arkansas.

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We’re a proud member of the Northwest Arkansas community and always willing to partner with area businesses. Find out if your organization is a good fit, today.

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Upcoming Event and Programs

Habitat – A Smithsonian Gardens Traveling Exhibition

  Opening Date: April 16, 2022 (running through the end of November) Trails and self-guided exhibits are open daily from sunrise to sunset Visitor Center is open 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Admission is free to the public Historic Cane Hill invites visitors to explore the uniqueness and importance of the […]

2022 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Quail Stamp Art Contest

Quail Stamp Competition Details TO ENTER THE COMPETITION, GO TO: OnlineJuriedShows.com AND CREATE A NEW LOGIN TO ENTER THE SHOW. For information on all the competition criteria and how to enter the contest, click the link above or email david@historiccanehillar.org! We invite all Arkansas artists 12+ years old to take a shot at landing their […]

3rd Annual High School Artists Exhibition and Competition

Join us for the 3rd Annual High School Artists Exhibition and Competition. A virtual exhibition and reception ceremony will take place on Friday, November 19th at 6pm. For more information, contact David Collins, 479-824-4455 or Donna Smith Jones, 479-575-5202.

CANCELED: 2021 Cane Hill Harvest Festival

Join us for Ozark Country Breakfast, live music featuring local bands, sorghum production, food and craft vendors and more!