Camden, Arkansas

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Camden, Arkansas, USA

Attractions in Camden, Arkansas

Amusements

  • South Arkansas Log Cabins
    738 Fairview Road Southwest, Camden, AR 71701
    870-231-5242, An 18-acre tract of a private farm has been set aside to recreate a working farm during the Depression and war years. View log cabins that were originally built in the... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Clifton Greening Streets Historic District
    This area is listed as a National Register Historic District and its homes along Greening, Clifton, and Dallas Streets and Cleveland Avenue reflect Camden's history with... more info

  • Elliott-Meek House
    761 Washington Street, Camden, AR 71701
    During the Civil War, this private home was occupied by Union General Frederick Salomon in 1864. more info  map

  • Graham-Gaughan-Betts House
    710 Washington Street Northwest, Camden, AR 71701
    Open by appointment for tours, this home was built for Major Joseph M. Graham and his wife Mary Washington, first cousin of George Washington. During the Union... more info  map

  • Greening House
    512 Greening, Camden, AR 71701
    Located in the Historic District
    The oldest surviving house in the neighborhood, this Queen Anne-style home is the namesake for Greening Street.  more info  map

  • John Hobson Parker House
    526 Clifton, Camden, AR 71701
    Located in the Historic District
    This home is a perfect example of the Queen Anne style with its ornamentation, rooflines, and bay windows. more info  map

  • McCollum-Chidester House
    926 Washington Street, Camden, AR 71701
    870-836-9243, During the Civil War, this home served as headquarters for Union General Frederick Steel, at which time the Battle of Poison Springs took place. It is listed on the... more info  map

  • Missouri-Pacific Depot
    314 South Adams Street, Camden, AR 71701
    The Depot, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, houses the offices of the Camden Area Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Camden as well as a small museum... more info  map

  • Powell-Dietrich House
    305 California Street, Camden, AR 71701
    This antebellum home has been completely restored to its former beauty. A private home, the Godwin-Powell-May-Dietrich Home was the headquarters of Union General Samuel... more info  map

  • Ramsey-McClellan House
    210 Cleveland Avenue, Camden, AR 71701
    Located in the Historic District
    Designed by Little Rock, Arkansas architect, Charles Thompson, the Ramsey-McClellan House is a mix of Neoclassical and Queen Anne styles.  more info  map

  • Ritchie-Crawford House
    430 Clifton, Camden, AR 71701
    Located in the Historic District
    This Neoclassical style home features full height fluted columns capped with Ionic capitals which support the roof of a two-story porch. It was also the home of one of... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Southerland Park
    206 Van Buren Street, Camden, AR 71701
    870-836-6436, Due to the threat of Federal invasion in Little Rock, Confederate troops built fortifications that were then used by Federal troops during the 1864 occupation of Camden.... more info  map

  • Oakland Cemetery
    Located between Adams and Young, Camden, AR 71701
    North of Pearl Street
    870-836-6426, Final resting place of the builder of the McCollum-Chidester House, 231 Confederate soldiers, and many others. more info  map

  • Poison Spring
    Highway 76 off Highway 24, Camden, AR 71722
    Located 10 Miles West of Camden
    870-685-2748, On April 18, 1864, during the Camden Expedition of the Red River campaign, Confederate troops routed a Union supply wagon train here, capturing 198 of their wagons. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Camden Driving/Garden Tours
    314 Adams Southwest, Camden, AR 71701
    870-836-6426, Enjoy your driving tour on a route of beautiful homes and gardens.  more info  map

  • Daniel's Japanese Gardens
    2220 Maul Road, Camden, AR 71701
    870-836-9474, What began as an act by family members has taken on a life of its own with continual progress to maintain and improve these gardens. They contain reflecting pools, an... more info  map

  

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