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

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Normal Hours Resume Thursday, November 28



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 three 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

5th Annual Arkansas High School Artists Competition & Exhibition

The 5th Annual Arkansas High School Artists Competition and Exhibition at Historic Cane Hill is sponsored by Historic Cane Hill, Inc. in partnership with the University of Arkansas School of Art. The gallery features work from Arkansas high school students currently in the 10th-12th grades. The exhibition will be on display at the Cane Hill […]

Member Exclusive: Trailblazers History Hike with Susan Young

Historic Cane Hill’s Membership Program has never been more rewarding! Not only do you have exclusive access to exciting benefits and privileges, but you also get an invitation to programs like our inaugural Trailblazers History Hike on December 2 from 2-4 p.m. Local historian and Historic Cane Hill board member Susan Young will guide members […]

Cane Hill Christmas: A Festive Holiday Gathering

Historic Cane Hill wishes to thank the community for a year of support and engagement. Please join us on Saturday, December 16, for an evening of holiday merriment. Members are invited to begin the evening at the Cane Hill College for cocktails, mocktails, and holiday nibbles. A musical celebration open to the public will follow […]

Opening Reception: 5th Annual Arkansas High School Artists Competition

Historic Cane Hill invites the community to join us for an opening reception and awards ceremony for the 5th Annual Arkansas High School Artists Competition and Exhibition. The exhibition is sponsored by Historic Cane Hill, Inc. in partnership with the University of Arkansas School of Art. The gallery selections will exclusively feature work from Arkansas […]

Call to Artists: 2024 Arkansas State Quail & Turkey Stamp Art Competition

Artists nationwide* are encouraged to submit their work for the 2024 Arkansas State Quail & Turkey Stamp Art Competition. Historic Cane Hill is pleased to host this competition in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation. Artists can submit work in two different categories: Northern bobwhite quail […]

Cane Hill After Dark

When: Friday, October 20, 6:00 PM Where: Pyeatte Stage; Old Cane Hill Rd., Canehill, AR 72717 On Friday, October 20, Historic Cane Hill will host the second annual Cane Hill After Dark, an investigation of the spooky side of the Ozarks. Northwest Arkansas writer and folklorist Brandon Weston will share tales of Ozark monsters, ghosts, […]

Call to Artists: 5th Annual Arkansas High School Artists Competition

We invite high school-aged students to apply for the 5th Annual Arkansas High School Artists Competition and Exhibition sponsored by Historic Cane Hill, Inc. in partnership with the University of Arkansas School of Art. The exhibition and competition are open to any Arkansas high school student currently in the 10th-12th grade. The Grand Prize, granted to an Arkansas high school senior, is […]

Cane Hill Invitational Art Exhibition

The Cane Hill Invitation Art Exhibition celebrates the artists of Cane Hill.  Held in the Historic Cane Hill Gallery, the exhibition will open to the public on September 16 from 8am until 3pm in conjunction with the annual 2023 Cane Hill Harvest Festival. The exhibition will remain open to the public through October 28 each […]

Postponed: Apple History Talk

Historic Cane Hill’s Apple History Talk and Cider Pressing has been postponed – please watch our website and social media to see upcoming events. We’d love to have you join us for Cane Hill After Dark on October 20 – click here to learn more.

Cane Hill Harvest Festival

Join us on September 16, 2023 for this community tradition and tribute to Ozark history and culture including live music, local artists, all-new “Arts and Eats Market,” craft demonstrations, sips and samples, and so much more! This year marks the 36th anniversary of the Harvest Festival, making it one of the longest-running community events in […]