Activities at OIRM

Activities at Old Independence Regional Museum

Artifact of the Week — June 9, 2022

2008 Museum’s Tenth Anniversary Gala: Raye and Doyle Rogers speaking with Kay Southerland party Raye Rogers, Doyle Rogers

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Artifact of the Week — May 12, 2022

A photo of David Hidy, Hope Spragins, Raye Rogers, and Twyla Wright at OIRM’s first birthday party, 1999. Ms. Raye turns 100 this year! Museum history fashion (women, men)

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Artifact of the Week — April 14, 2022

Wright Receives Lifetime Achievement Award The Arkansas Museum Association (AMA) and The Old Independence Regional Museum (OIRM), have announced that Twyla Gill Wright was honored as the 2022 Peg Newton Smith Lifetime Achievement recipient.  Established in 2003, the Peg Newton Smith Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes significant and ongoing contributions to the preservation of Arkansas heritage … Continue reading »

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Announcement

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Artifact of the Week — February 11, 2021

Wedding  photo of Samuel T. Finley and Bessie Gravelly.  They were married in the Lafferty Methodist Episcopal Church in Batesville on Dec. 28, 1904, in full wedding dress.  The minister was William H. Morris. (For the Gravelly family history in Izard County, see Independence County Chronicle and the Finley family file in the museum’s surname … Continue reading »

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