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 ComingSaturday, February 6
The Friends of Arrow Rock's First Saturday Lecture series features a talk by Dr. Joan Stack, Curator of Art Collections at the State Historical Society of Missouri, entitled "George Caleb Bingham's General Order No. 11: A Focus On Women In The Painting." This free one-hour lecture begins at 10 a.m. in the Arrow Rock State Historic Site Visitor Center Auditorium.
After the lecture, stop in for a hearty lunch at the Experience Arrow Rock tourism committee's Chili Lucheon Fundraiser. For $6, you'll enjoy all-you-can eat chili plus cornbread and a drink. For $3 more, you can take your pick from a selection of delicious homemade desserts. The luncheon takes place from 11:30 to 1 (or whenever the chlli runs out!) at the Old Schoolhouse on the west end of Main Street. Proceeds help the Experience Arrow Rock group create events and promotional materials for the village.
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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.