Texarkana Museums System 5th Annual Recipe Exchange

Join the Texarkana Museums System on Saturday September 24, 2:00-4:00 p.m., for the 5th Annual Recipe Exchange! Admission is one recipe to share with the community. This year’s theme is “Canned Goodies” so guests are asked to bring recipes found on the labels of canned foods or to bring a recipe that includes a canned food as one of the …

Canned Christmas at the P.J. Ahern House

It’s Christmas in August at Texarkana Museums System ! Come join them on Saturday, August 27th at the historic P.J. Ahern home for and afternoon of friendship and fun while you make vintage canned Christmas items. Get started early on that Christmas list and let TMS help ! P.J. Ahern House403 LaurelTexarkana AR For more information or to register call …

1894 City Market

Formerly Ritchie Grocery, the 1894 City Market is a historic commercial building at Front and Olive Streets in Texarkana, Arkansas housing apartments, retail and art space. It was built in 1894 by Francis Mullins, owner of the Texas Produce Company, the first major grocery wholesaler in Texarkana, founded in 1884. It was purchased by the Ritchie Grocery Company in 1926. It is …

Arkansas Municipal Auditorium

The Municipal Building of Texarkana, Arkansas, located at Walnut and 3rd Streets in heart of downtown is home to the Arkansas Municipal Auditorium. The Arkansas Municipal Building was constructed in 1928 as a multi-purpose center in the Art Deco and Collegiate Gothic styles. The building houses an intimate theater, Texarkana, Arkansas city offices and the downtown fire station. Hidden in …

Draughon-Moore “Ace of Clubs” Home

Also known as the Draughon-Moore House, the “Ace of Clubs House” is a historic home built in 1885 featuring unique architecture and a wonderful collection of original family furnishings and personal belongings. It’s the oldest standing house in Texarkana, Texas.   Built in 1885 by local lumberman and developer, James Harris Draughon, at a cost of around $15,000, this octagonal Italianate …

P.J. Ahern Home

The Ahern home, located at 403 Laurel Street, was designed in the Classical Revival style by the Burdsal Company based on a floor plan designed by Mr. and Mrs. Ahern. The first floor consists of a central hall, music room, parlor, library, dining room, kitchen, butler’s pantry and powder room. The second floor consists of four bedrooms, two baths, a …