This museum is located inside a restored drycleaners/service station building that served as the temporary headquarters of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union, established in 1934. This was the first agricultural union in the country to involve both black and white tenant farmers in the same organization. The museum, an Arkansas State University Heritage Site, tells the stories of tenant farming, sharecropping, and the rise and fall of the union.
Latitude: 35.491504 Longitude: -90.35877 Elevation: 226 ft
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I serve as executive director of Arkansas Delta Byways, the tourism promotion association for the 15 counties in Eastern Arkansas. I am also Director of Arkansas State University Heritage Sites and have a deep passion for the Arkansas Delta region.
All things Delta!
Drive the entire length of the 10-state Great River Road National Scenic Byway.
Hours Open9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; Noon-3 p.m. Saturday
Time Period Represented1930s
Seasons OpenYear Round
Visitor Fees$5 general admission; $3 seniors, students and groups of 10 or more
Fully accessible, including accessible entry ramp and accessible restroom