USS Tyler

By Jack Myer Delta Cultural Center In January, 1861, three months before the start of the Civil War, a side-wheeled, commercial packet was making her normal run down the Ohio River from Cincinnati to the Mississippi and New Orleans.  As … Continued

Historic Helena Commemorating Civil War Past

Unveiling May 11 of replica Fort Curtis is first step (Helena, Ark.) The May 11, at 12 o’clock noon, dedication of a massive Union fort replica begins Helena’s Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration of a multi-faceted heritage that includes Federal occupation, … Continued

The Full Day Tour

includes even more sites where the Battle of Helena was fought, including where the USS Tyler Gunboat fought, and through other sites of interest like the Maple Hill Cemetery/Confederate Cemetery where Patrick Cleburne is buried.

The Half Day Tour

takes you through the grounds where the Battle of Helena was fought and where Freedmen who followed the Union Army camped.

A Two Day Tour

is enough time to take you through all 27 sites located throughout Civil War Helena for a fun family weekend.