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 Coming
Saturday, Sept. 3Begin your day with a First Saturday Lecture, sponsored by the Friends of Arrow Rock. Dr. Frances Levine, president of the Missouri History Museum, will present "Both Sides Now: Seeing the Santa Fe Trail from Santa Fe and Missouri." The one-hour presentation begins at 10 a.m. at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site Visitor Center.
Then at 2 p.m., enjoy one of Arrow Rock's most delicious events: the Ice Cream Freeze-Off! Join us on the J. Huston Tavern Lawn to judge this year's entries. $4 gets you sampling and voting privileges in the contest, plus of heaping helping of homemade cake and even more ice cream! If you're interested in entering your ice cream concoction in this year's contest, send us an email!
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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.