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Address: 1708 Archer St, Pocahontas, AR 72455-3203
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+1 870-892-4433
10:00 - 03:00
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Important to Black History

This center holds over 200 years of Black History in Pocahontas. The building is lovingly kept and is an important part of Black History in Pocahontas.

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Pocahontas, Arkansas
via mobile
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Pocahontas, Arkansas
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This center holds over 200 years of Black History in Pocahontas. The building is lovingly kept and is an important part of Black History in Pocahontas.

Thank cheetald
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

There are many artifacts, photos, and exhibits from the African American community which document history and education.

Thank Cindy R
Little Rock, AR
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Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

My 3 boys (ages 13, 9, and 5) and I took a road trip to see this place. Loved the sweet lady who showed us around this small museum! The memories she shared of when she was a student here really made it special. There is a nice little collection of artifacts, it's beautifully restored, but seeing her love for... More 

1 Thank redheadedmama
Imboden, Arkansas, USA
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

This African American school does an amazing job of telling the story of the local African Americans. The staff is very welcoming and most went to school here when they were young. You can't get a better account than those that experienced it! My favorite artifact is a slave tag they have been donated. I had not seen one of... More 

1 Thank Jess M
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84 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2013

The Herron Center is a museum and community center for the local African-American population and does a wonderful job of preserving and displaying the life of the community and the old building that was once their church, their school, and their gathering place.

Thank Patrick_Arkansas
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Wonderful preservation of the African-American history in Randolph County. This organization hosts all kinds of events throughout the year including Black History Month events, Juneteenth and their annual Hog Butchering.

Thank Jennifer L
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2012

I loved this center, it taught me about what my mother went through when she was little. I seen, read and touched the past! This center will always be in my heart!

Thank Tanya H

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