Texarkana is about to lose a Historical Building

A historic property in Texarkana will soon be lost if action is not taken. Texarkana, AR: Demolition by Decay sometimes occurs to historic properties, and it appears to be happing to a historical property right here in Texarkana. Demolition by Decay is a term used when a property is allowed to decay to the point […]

TMS to host author W. Dale Weeks at the P. J. Ahern Home

Texarkana, Arkansas– The Texarkana Museums System welcomes author W. Dale Weeks presenting his latest work, Cherokee Civil Warrior: Chief John Ross and the Struggle for Tribal Sovereignty, on Sunday, April 16 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the P. J. Ahern Home, 403 Laurel Street, Texarkana, Arkansas. This event is free to the public, but seating […]

TMS to host Arkansas Archeology Month activities at P. J. Ahern Home

Texarkana, Arkansas– Join the Texarkana Museums System and the Arkansas Archeological Survey (ARAS) at the P. J. Ahern Home on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 10 a.m. for a special Arkansas Archeology Month 2023 event! Guests will learn about different aspects of archeology and there will be archeologists on hand to help you identify and learn about your own artifacts. All booths will […]

Texarkana Museum System Presents “Postcards from the Past”

Texarkana, TX – The Texarkana Museums System invites you to celebrate Postcards from the Past: The Story of African American George Strong in Texarkana’s Most Iconic Postcard at the Ace of Clubs House at 420 Pine St. in historic downtown Texarkana, USA. Join us on February 18th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm for a presentation […]

Texas Historical Commission Approves Plans for Exhibition Hall and Collections Building

Groundbreaking Slated for August 17th SAN ANTONIO, TX. July 28, 2021 — The Alamo crossed a milestone in its efforts to improve the visitor experience and expand its exhibition facilities with the Texas Historical Commission’s approval of its new Exhibition Hall and Collections Building this week. This approval will expand exhibition space for documents and objects in […]

July 4, Fireworks, Shows, Parades, and God

It started with a suggestion in June, followed by a meeting on July 2, and finally a formal signing on July 4, 1776.  From that moment on, the cry would go up around the world that the colonies of the North American Continent, all thirteen of them, had declared independence from Great Britain.  Like any […]