The Great War: Arkansas in World War I, a free traveling exhibit that tells the story of Arkansas’s role during World War at home and on the battlefields, will be displayed at the Fordyce Bathhouse Museum & Visitor Center, 369 Central Avenue from February 22, 2018 to March 11, 2018. The exhibit will be open during normal operating hours of the Fordyce from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The traveling exhibit consists of 12 panels that display images from the Arkansas State Archives’ holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps, and historical objects, giving a first-hand look at the lives of Arkansans during the war.  The exhibit covers the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, such as training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.

For more information about the exhibit at the Fordyce Bathhouse, call (501) 620-6715 or email Follow us online at and on Facebook/Instagram @HotSpringsNPS.