Activities at OIRM

Activities at Old Independence Regional Museum

Scavenger Hunt

Selfie Scavenger Hunt — Summer 2016

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New Fundraiser — Love Bites 2016

Contact: Amelia Bowman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Director/Humanities Educator Phone: (870) 793-2121 E-mail: amelia.bowman10@gmail.com Click here for printable form.

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Artifact of the Week — Nov. 5, 2015

This photo is part of the White County Historical Society collection at Old Independence Regional Museum. Dr. R.W. Toler (dentist) is on the left, playing a card game in his dental lab at the back of the Union Bank and Trust Building. The game may be Acey Deucy a form of backgammon. The calendar on … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the week – October 22, 2015

The Jarvis Collection, at Old Independence Regional Museum contains this photo of a “Well Baby Clinic” that was taken sometime in the early 1940s. The photo is dated October 19th, but no year was given.

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Artifact of the Week — October 15, 2015

This photo from the Smith Collection is of Dr. L.A. Dickson and was taken around 1900. Dr. Dickson was born on October 18, 1827 and passed away on February 14, 1904. He is buried at Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville. Including the photos show here of his mortar and pestle, cork press, Civil War surgical kit, … Continue reading »

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