Founded in Arkansas County, 1953

Grand Prairie Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to promoting preservation and education of the regional heritage of Arkansas’s Grand Prairie. With quarterly programs in different venues, publication of the Historical Bulletin, and ongoing activities of preservation interest, the society has added knowledge to the area’s historical record, and is now one of Arkansas’s oldest county historical societies.


Quarterly meetings featuring informative programs begin at 6:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of January, April, July, and October. The annual picnic is from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., prior to the April meeting at Arkansas Post. Dues are $20.00 per year ($25.00 if paid after April 1), payable to Raeann Braithwaite, P. O. Box 15, Almyra, AR 72003; phone (870) 830-1425.


The society provides the Historical Bulletin to its members twice yearly, in April and October. Single issues are $10.00 postpaid. Many back issues are available. Please direct correspondence regarding orders for current or back issues and other queries to Raeann Braithwaite, P. O. Box 15, Almyra, AR 72003; email:; phone (870) 830-1425.


Manuscripts, photos, and other contributions should be sent to the editor—Glenn Mosenthin, 1024 Hope Ln, Searcy, AR 72143; email:; phone (870) 710-1240. Articles and images should be submitted in digital form if possible. 


January 19, 2017

  6:00 p.m.

  Almyra United Methodist Church

April 20, 2017

  6:00 p.m.

  Arkansas Post National Memorial

July 20, 2017

  6:00 p.m.

  Visitor Center, Clarendon

October 19, 2017

  6:00 p.m.

  Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church, Slovak


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