Artifact of the Week

Artifact of the Week — November 17, 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 — November 10, 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 — 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 — October 27, 2022

Thomas Todd Tunstall is an important, intriguing figure in our region of Arkansas, especially in Jacksonport, which he founded in 1839 (the Pleasant Hill Chapel honorary stone claims the date as 1820, but historians believe this date is imperfect). Captain Tunstall served in Simaral’s Cavalry of the Kentucky Light Dragoons during the War of 1812. … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — October 20, 2022

Apple head dolls may have originated from Native American people. The practice of making dolls and other toys from utilitarian objects carried over to colonial Americans, who created dolls from clothespins, rags, corn husks, and any other materials that could imaginatively transform into a doll. You can create an apple head doll! Peel an apple, … Continue reading »

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