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McCollum-Chidester House Museum

926 West Washington Street, Camden, AR 71701, USA

This house, built in 1847, retains its original furnishings brought here by steamboat in 1863 by the Chidester family. Union Gen. Frederick Steele made this house his headquarters when he occupied the city of Camden in 1864, during the Battle of Poison Spring.


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From I-30 at Prescott take State Highway 24 east to Camden, turn from Highway 24 onto State Highway 4 Spur, and follow Washington Street to museum at 926 Washington Street.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, tours

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Admission Fee

Adults $5.00, students $2.00


Wednesday-Saturday: 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.



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