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Next Meeting:


February 23, 2016

at 6:00 p.m.



Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County


Speaker and Topic:

Freda Cruse
Hardison on

Frank and Jesse

"James: Friends
and Family"


Coming Soon...



Welcome to the

Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society

web site. We invite you to take a look around

and find out more about our Society

and the history of Baxter County.


The Cartney Ferry on the White River

Between Buffalo City and Norfork

The Cartney Ferry




















This is one of many historical images you can enjoy

in the photo album section of this website.



Heritage Center Location and Hours:  The Heritage Center is located at 808 South Baker Street in Mountain Home. Hours are Noon to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.  Please contact the Heritage Center to schedule a time for different days or hours.  Telephone: 870.425.2551870.425.2551.


Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society

Mountain Home, Arkansas


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We appreciate our Sponsors:

  • First Community Bank, Where Community Comes First
  • Mountain Home Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #45
  • The Baxter Bulletin, a Gannett Company
  • David Benedict, Heritage Videos
  • Gary Osborn, EY Fraud Investigation
  • Jeff Lewis, Recorder-Treasurer, City of Gassville
  • Jennifer Baker, Alderwoman, Mountain Home City Council
  • Kathy Lueck, Owner of Accounting Matters
  • Margaret Walker Dowd, Texarkana, Arkansas
  • Rod Soubers, Historian and Archivist for BCH&GS


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