September 9, 2007
Soon after purchasing a large collection of Native American artifacts in 1965, the City of Springdale (Washington and Benton counties) began to look for a location to display the impressive collection. The collection was moved to the 1927 public library, shown here in 1984, and was developed into the Shiloh Museum. Over the years, the museum, now called Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, moved to a new modern facility and has developed into one of the state’s finest museums of regional history. It was named the Arkansas Museum of the Year in 1982, 1991, and 2004.