The Pike County Archives and History Society

Established 1986 Pike County, Arkansas



November 14, 2015 - Added Book sale Information

March 28, 2013 - Added information on the new Pike County Military Book

October 2, 2012 - Added information on the Woods Family Reunion. Added new story in stories section "Oregon or Bust - The Brewer Family.

August 19, 2012 - Added information on Branch Family Reunion in Reunions Section.

September 13 , 2010 - Added information on Branch Family Reunion in Reunions Section.

August 16 , 2010 - Added information on ordering our new book "Another Look At The Past" and some repricing information on our existing books.

April 21, 2010 - New info on the Davis/Funderburk Reunion in the Reunion Section

July 25 , 2009 - Added new section to include the PCAHS Monthly Meetings

July 6 , 2008 - Added new feature to site John Huddleston (1862-1941): The Man Behind the Myth of “Diamond John” by Dean Banks

January 1, 2008 - Added new photo to Pike County Photo Album

October 28, 2007 - Added the Oak Grove & Roy Cemeteries to the Cemeteries section. I have began a new project of making all Pike County Cemetery transacriptions available on this site. If you would like to help, please e-mail me. Partial transcriptions and marker photos are welcome.

September 15, 2007 - Added information on the Sparks/Woodall Cemetery Cleaning/Reunion and the Branch family reunion to the Reunions Section.

July 17, 2007 - Added a new section "Narrows Dam Construction." This featured album contains photos and commentary of the construction of Narrows Dam on the Little Missouri River as told firsthand by Tom Carr, an iron worker on the project. Special Thanks to Hugh Hopkins.
Also updated the Reunions Section.

May 22, 2007 - Integrated Morris Myers' former "Arkansas Connection" site into the PCAHS site. This includes the family photo sections, stories, related links and Pike County Research Materials

April 27 , 2007 - Added new Family Reunion information to the reunions section.

April 27 , 2007 - Added new Family Reunion information to the reunions section.

February 24 , 2007 - Added missing Gems issues Volumes 13 & 14.

January 30, 2007 - Added The Gems Photo Supplements for the Spring & Fall 2006 Issue.

January 27, 2007 - Added a new "Cemeteries" Section under the Pike County Links. Added The Gems newletters for 2002 - 2004

January 1, 2007 - Added new photos to Pike County Family Photo Section. Made a few name corrections.

December 10, 2006 - Added Dean Bank's new E-Book entitled Arkansas Diamonds: Dreams, Myths & Reality. Added Related Links Section to Website and Barentine/Orrick Family Photos in the Pike County Family Photos Section.

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The Pike County Archives & History Society

The Pike County Archives and History Society was founded in 1986 and is a 501 C3 tax-exempt, non-profit organization. The organization is dedicated to collecting and preserving materials which brings together the unique history of Pike County, Arkansas and its people. One of the objectives of PCAHS is to promote interest in the history of Pike County and the State of Arkansas.The PCAHS also works with children and young adults in conjunction with the area schools to teach the proper use of a research facility. The archives house over 500 old Pike County record books, dating from 1895, including early tax records, maps, etc.The collection of materials also includes family histories, census records, micro-film, publications and other material for historical and genealogical research.There is no charge for the use of these materials or for using the research facilities in Murfreesboro. Donations of money and/or research material are always welcome. If you have questions regarding Pike County Ancestors or if you would like to donate your family history, pictures or other information that might help others in their research you can contact the society at:

P. O. Box 875
Murfreesboro, Arkansas 71958.

You can also ask questions about the society or donate material electronically by sending e-mail to the webmaster. PCAHS is currently funded by membership dues, donations, sale of quartely newletters and sales of historical publications.



The military book, A Salute to Pike County Military Men and Women, is now available at Pike County Archives and History Society. The cost is $40 + $5 shipping. (See the Publications for Sale link for order form)

This site is dedicated to the memory of George Morris Myers, Jr.

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