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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.

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

April 6

NATIVE AMERICAN ART
Come to the free First Saturday Lecture at 10 a.m., Saturday April 6. Native American artist, Reuben Iron Horse-Kent will be presenting “Native American Art.” Rueben is a member of the Buffalo Clan of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska.

Following the lecture, there will be a reception and show opening of Rueben’s works, which will be in the historic site gallery through the end of June. The show will feature his works in various media, including ceramic art, paintings, textiles and sculptures. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.

Rueben’s works have been featured in several art books and have appeared in collections including the Smithsonian American Indian Art Museum, the Institute of American Indian Arts, the Heritage Museum at Pine Ridge, S.D., and the Southern Plains Indian.

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Planning a visit? Keep in mind that many of our shops and restaurants take a break during January and February. The Arrow Rock State Historic Site and museum is open Friday-Sunday during these months, the Friends of Arrow Rock's museum shop is open on weekdays, and the Sappington Museum, Arrow Rock Black History Museum, and  Boardwalk Canteen are open daily to serve you. Other business may be open on nice weather days. Be sure to call ahead if you want to visit a specific business. 

Arrow Rock ... now there's an app for that!
Download the free Arrow Rock tour app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store for information, photos and audio on dozens of sites in and around Arrow Rock. Once downloaded, the app will work even if your cell signal is weak. Try it out during your next drive or stroll through the village, or take a virtual trip through town!

Did you know that Arrow Rock has a monthly e-newsletter featuring the latest news about events and other happenings in the village? Send an e-mail to our e-newsletter editor to be added to our mailing list!

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George Caleb Bingham
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Home of George Caleb Bingham in Historic Arrow Rock, Missouri

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.

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Information about Tours in Historic Arrow Rock, Missouri