Welcome to Arrow Rock
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 ComingGet unprecedented access to some of Arrow Rock's most historic buildings with the Preservation & Achitectural Tour on Saturday, May 4. The program begins with a brief presentation by Sandy Selby, author of the recently published Images of America: Arrow Rock. Sandy will show before and after photos that showcase the preservation work accomplished by the Friends of Arrow Rock. Then Friends of Arrow Rock Properties Manager Marty Selby will lead the group on a walking tour of several Friends of Arrow Rock properties and offer insight on ongoing preservation projects in the village. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site Visitor Center. It's free and open to the public. Watch our sneak peek video!
Make plans to join us and be sure to wear comfy walking shoes!
A second tour (without the opening presentation) will be offered at 1 p.m. on May 4.
If you're a vendor interested in exhibiting and selling at the show, download your vendor invitation and application here.
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George Caleb Bingham
in Arrow Rock
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.