Activities at OIRM

Activities at Old Independence Regional Museum

Artifact of the Week — November 3, 2022

For the month of November and once a month henceforth, Old Independence Regional Museum will focus on one of our many supporters. These individuals have donated their time, talents, and treasures to build OIRM into what it represents today. We are truly blessed and thankful these individuals have chosen to share the richness of their … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — August 11, 2022

Last week Dr. Sam Taggart donated a book to the Independence County Historical Society. In turn, Robb Roberts of the Historical Society donated the book to the Old Independence Regional Museum. Dr. Taggart is a retired family physician from Benton, AR. He and others recognized a need to preserve the histories and stories of country … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — August 4, 2022

Come in to see a slide show for the White River Carnival through the years. Show runs continuously in the entrance to the museum. (You can enlarge the picture to read the white description card.)

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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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