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McCollum-Chidester House Museum

Arkansas

926 West Washington Street
Camden, AR 71701
United States

This house, built in 1847, retains its original furnishings brought here by steamboat in 1863 by the Chidester family. Union Gen. Frederick Steele made this house his headquarters when he occupied the city of Camden in 1864, during the Battle of Poison Spring.