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Hours of

Operation:

 

Monday-Friday:

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Saturday:

Noon - 3 p.m.

Closed major holidays. 

For special programs call:
870-487-2909

 

 

Guided tours for school groups are available by reservation Monday-Friday.  Recommended grade levels and/or areas of emphasis are 4th--12th grade.   Arrangements for specific needs, curriculum objectives, or areas of emphasis may be made. Among the possible topics are: 

  • Tenant Farming

  • The Great Depression
  • The New Deal
  • The Agricultural Adjustment Act
  • Southern Tenant Farmers Union
  • Resettlement Communities
  • Missouri Bootheel Demonstration
  • Cotton Production in the Delta
  • Mechanization of Agriculture
  • Labor Movements
  • Agricultural Movements
  • Civil Rights Movements

Maximum group size recommended is 60, including sponsors.  Please have one adult sponsor for every 10 students.  Allow about 1 hour for for the actual tour.

Suggested admission is $3.00 donation per student.

To make arrangements, call the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum at 870-487-2909 or contact Linda Hinton at the museum.  

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Southern Tenant Farmers Museum

117 Main Street, Tyronza, Arkansas 72386

Telephone:  870-487-2909;  Fax 870-487-2910

 

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 regarding this site to Linda Hinton                                                                         Return to Arkansas State University Home Page