Blog

Jacob Wolf House Spring 2020 Events

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, February 05, 2020

 

Between March 21 and June 25 the Jacob Wolf House will host eight different events ranging from candle making and Dutch oven demonstrations, to children's camps and a Civil War weekend. The programs will all be free of charge and kid friendly.

The springtime event calendar is as follows:

March 21: Dutch Oven Cooking Class

●April 18: Kids Frontier Games (Kids ages 7-14)

●April 25: Candle Making Class

●May 2: Dutch Oven Cooking Class

●May 15-16: Pioneer Days

●May 30: Candle Making

●June 13: Civil War Weekend

●June 23-25: Kids Frontier Camp (Kids ages 7-12)

The Jacob Wolf House is the oldest public structure in the state and was constructed in 1829. It served as the first permanent courthouse for Izard County in the Arkansas Territory. The National Park Service states that the structure is the sole surviving example of historic integrity constructed for a civic purpose. Many early settlers who were passing through would set up camp at the house to practice their trades and favorite pastimes, which inspired the events for the springtime calendar.

The Jacob Wolf House sits atop a hill in Norfork overlooking the juncture of the White and North Fork Rivers. The home has been many things including a landmark along the river, a center of trade and a seat of justice. It has also served as a refuge for many of the early pioneers who settled in the highlands of north Arkansas.

Updates about the events and more information on the Jacob Wolf House can be found on our Facebook page or right here or our website event calendar.  

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) is an agency of Arkansas Heritage responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives. Arkansas Heritage is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism.

 



Recent Posts


Tags

County courthouse Restoration Grants Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Central High School Neighborhood Historic District St. Francis County Historical Society Old U.S. Post Office and Customs House Arkansas African American Civil War History Pike County Arkansas Historic County Courthouses Erbie Arkansas Arkansas Register of Historic Places Forrest City Cemetery Main Street Searcy Morrilton Arkansas Civil Works Administration Folk Victorian Architecture National Register of Historic Main Street Ozark Duck Hunting U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tudor Revival Architecture Pope County Courthouse Conway County Library American Legion Arkansas Historic Preservation Polk County Arkansas African American education Mid-Century Modern Architecture Freedmen's Bureau Louisiana Main Street program Bogg Springs Arkansas Arkansas State University Heritage Sites free historic preservation workshop Burdette Plantation Main Street Arkansas:Real Estate Transfer Tax steel window restoration workshop Cumberland Presbyterian Church Houston Arkansas Bogg Springs Hotel Trail of Tears in Arkansas Booneville Historical Preservation Society Wingmead Naturalistic Architecture 13th Amendment Pope County Arkansas Mississippi County Arkansas News Release Rosenwald Schools Arkansas History Lesson Plans National Historic Landmark Houston Methodist Episcopal Church South Russellville Arkansas Mosaic Templars Cultural Center North Little Rock Arkansas National Register of Historic Places most endangered historic places Stearns/Gehring Chapel Cemetery Parker-Hickman Farm Historic District Doddridge Arkansas Main Street Batesville Monsanto Chemical Corporation Kiblah School Historic Preservation Alliance Renaissance Revival Architecture Arkansas religious history Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Main Street Dumas Arkansas History Miller County New Century Club of Camden U.S. Forest Service Saline County Arkansas historic architecture Turner Restoration Phillips County Arkansas Historic Preservation Restoration Grants Gothic Revival architecture Booneville Arkansas Madison County Arkansas White County Courthouse downtown revitalization Pulaski County Courthouse Camden Arkansas Free Lesson Plan 19th Century Road Construction cemetery preservsation Barney Elias House Rosston Arkansas Delta Cultural Center Arkansas Railroad History Ozark Farming Civilian Conservation Corps Skillern House Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Museum free history tours Craftsman style architecture Poinsett County Arkansas Carlisle Rock Island Railroad Depot Arkansas Design Network Evelyn Gill Walker House Walks Through History slipcover removal grants Arkansas Humanities Council Arkansas Business History Destination Downtown Conference Dr. Ruth Hawkins Mississippi County Courthouse Osceola Elias Camp Morris "Let Freedom Ring" Travel Grants Flood Control Sandwiching in History Mississippi Main Street Association Camden Public Library Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 Free Courthouse Poster historic resort communities Three States Lumber Company Abolition of Slavery Downtown Revitalization Grants Leake-Ingham Building Dionicio Rodriguez Ouachita County Arkansas Roe Arkansas Henry Koen Office Building Cemetery Preservation Library Arkansas Preservation Awards Monroe County Courthouse Tolbert Gill free teacher resources Huntsville Arkansas Free Cemetery Preservation Workshops International-Style Architecture Edgar Monsanto Queeny Let Freedom Ring Art Deco Architecture cemetery preservation Huntsville Commercial Historic District Rustic Architecture Montgomery County Arkansas Little Rock Central High School Benton Arkansas Fayetteville Arkansas Camden to Washington Road Clarendon Arkansas Newton County Arkansas Marked Tree Lock and Siphons Helena Arkansas Main Street Arkansas Centennial Baptist Church Pike County Courthouse Perry County Arkansas Buffalo National River Main Street Siloam Springs Burdette Arkansas Paris Arkansas Main Street Texarkana Estes-Williams Post #61 American Legion Hut Freedom Park Prairie County Arkansas downtown economic development Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council Montgomery County Courthouse historic telephone booth Sunken Lands 13th Amendment Classroom Presentation Real Estate Transfer Tax Forrest City Arkansas historic Arkansas properties Monroe County Arkansas Nevada County Arkansas Marked Tree Arkansas

Archive