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2021 Annual Membership Meeting

Preserve Arkansas invites you to attend the 2021 Annual Membership Meeting and More at Camden on October 29-30, 2021. Join us for a reception on October 29 on the grounds of the Ouachita County Historical Society Museum featuring libations from Camden’s own Native Dog Brewing, a brief business meeting, and haunted history tours of the McCollum-Chidester House.

For those needing overnight accommodations, a block of discounted hotel rooms has been reserved for Preserve Arkansas members at the Sleep Inn East Camden on October 29.

Members are also invited to a brunch and tour at the Morgan-Parker House in Camden’s Washington Street Historic District on October 30.

The Membership Meeting, Haunted History Tour, and Brunch are free for current Preserve Arkansas members. You must be a member to attend, and we welcome new members! If you have questions about your membership status, please contact Amara Yancey or Rachel Patton at 501-372-4757 or

If you would like to renew your membership or become a member, please click HERE.

Additional information about the event is below, along with an RSVP link. Please RSVP by October 26 so we may get an accurate headcount. Thank you!

Annual Meeting Schedule:

Friday, October 29

5:00 PM               Membership Meeting – Preserve Arkansas Members Only

• Reception begins on Ouachita County Historical Society Museum Grounds, 926 Washington Street, Camden

• Hosted by the Ouachita County Historical Society with beer provided by Native Dog Brewing, wine, and snacks

5:30 PM               Business Meeting – Election of Directors / Annual Report

5:45 PM               Haunted History Tour at the McCollum-Chidester House

6:45 PM               Dinner on your own in Historic Downtown Camden

Overnight Accommodations

Sleep Inn East Camden – block of discounted rooms is reserved for Preserve Arkansas members.

206 Hwy. 274, Building A, Camden, AR 71701

King room $95.40+tax and double Queen $104.40+tax.

Number to call for reservations: 870-231-3816. Tell them you are with Preserve Arkansas.

Saturday, October 30

10:00 – 11:30 AM            Brunch at the Morgan-Parker House – Preserve Arkansas Members Only

• 807 Washington Street, Camden

• Hosted by Dr. Fred Dietrich and the Ouachita County Historical Society

Thanks to our generous sponsors!

Ouachita County Historical Society

Native Dog Brewing

This event wouldn’t be possible without generous support from Dr. Fred Dietrich.