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 mid-to-late 1800s.
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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 their architectural and...
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  • 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.
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  • 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 occupation of Camden, it was used as...
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 National Register of Historical...
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  • 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 of railroad and Civil War...
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  • 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 A. Rice in 1864.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 Arkansas' most talked about...
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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Libraries & Research Centers

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.
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  • 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 assortment of rocks which the...
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