Randolph County Arkansas
Appreciate the Past
From the Rice-Upshaw home attraction to stories of the downtown square in Pocahontas, Randolph County has a rich heritage.
Participate in the Present
Visit during one of our many county activities such as the Rock n’ Roll Festival, Maynard Pioneer Days or Founder’s Day.
Anticipate the Future
New lodging to the downtown square. New events.
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Camp Shaver was established in 1861 in two locations. Located along Mill Creek in south Pocahontas, the Army of Northern Arkansas was commanded by General William Hardee (the force was later moved to Pitman’s Ferry in NE Randolph County). The men there prepared fortifications along the …
The 33rd Annual Maynard Pioneer Days will be held Thursday, September 12 – Saturday, September 14. Thursday Events 4:30pm – Pet parade sign in 5:00pm – Pet Parade and Pioneer Prince & Princess Winners announced 5:00pm – School Night Begins Friday Events 9:00am – Craft …
When Arkansas voted to secede from the United States in 1861, Arkansas’ Governor Rector ordered every available soldier in the state (members of the State Voluntary Militia like the Hempstead Rifles militia pictured above) to report to Pocahontas. The reason was that this was the …