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The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham. The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham. The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham. The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham. The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham. The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham.

The entire village of Arrow Rock has been designated a National Historic Landmark recognizing its association with Westward Expansion, the Santa Fe Trail and artist George Caleb Bingham.

Up and Coming

APRIL 4: First Saturday Lecture

During the American Civil War, hundreds of women cut their hair, bound their breasts, donned men’s clothing, and reported to Union or Confederate army recruiters. Others served as scouts and spies.

Historian and author Diane Eickhoff will explore this fascinating topic in a presentation entitled “Female Soldiers and Lady Bushwhackers in the Civil War.” She will discuss how Missouri’s Civil War allowed women to defy traditional gender expectations for proper female conduct. The program is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site Visitor Center Auditorium. It will last approximately one hour.

APRIL 5: The Annual Easter Parade & Egg Hunt


Families from around mid-Missouri wouldn't think of missing Easter in Arrow Rock. Come and enjoy the day and take part in our annual Easter Parade at 2 p.m. with an egg hunt for the children to follow. It's all free and loads of family fun. Events begin at the Arrow Rock boardwalk.

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George Caleb Bingham
in Arrow Rock

Home of George Caleb Bingham in Historic Arrow Rock, Missouri

George Caleb Bingham House,
1837 | One of America’s great 19th century artists, Bingham is famous for his portraits and scenes of river life and politics. He built this Federal style house in Arrow Rock and lived here intermittently through the 1840s. Fortunately for us, in an age before photography existed, George Caleb Bingham recorded for us the images of his Missouri.

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Information about Tours in Historic Arrow Rock, Missouri