Brackett Library

History House

We invite you to visit the Harding University History House conveniently located at 205 Lott Tucker Drive. Tours are available by calling the Library at 501-279-4354, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  We will be happy to share with you Harding's rich history. 

The History House welcomes visitors to two large gallery rooms that allow guests to relive Harding’s rich heritage.

Mission Statement

The Harding University History House, in conjunction with the Ann Cowan Dixon Archives & Special Collections at Harding, collects, preserves, and interprets cultural and related materials associated with the history and community of Harding University, including the women and men whose vision, passion, and commitment contribute to Harding’s legacy.  The History House offers unique opportunities for innovative teaching, student research, and community enrichment.

Campus Map

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The History House is number 24 on it on the North East side of campus.

You Can Help

Volunteer Program

The History House is staffed by volunteers, both Alumni and Friends who are dedicated to the preservation of Harding's rich heritage.

If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions about how you may help, please contact us today at 501-279-4354.


Does your family have memorabilia related to Harding's heritage?  We would be honored to accept your donations and preserve your family's historical items.  Contact us at 501-279-4354. or

Room by Room

We are currently working on new exhibits. Visit often to see what's new.

Preservation Committee

Special Thanks

Special thanks to members of Associated women for Harding, led by Louse Nicholas Ganus ('42) and Marie Clay Yingling ("42),  and the following Committee Members:

Danny DeRamus ('81), Ann Cowan Dixon ('68), Phil Dixon ('67), Hannah Dixon ('02), David Kelly, Joe Miller ('78), Eloise Muncy, Kim Barefoot Robertson ('79) and Liz Howell ('78)

"It is important to remember the people who made such sacrifices for this University in the beginning so that we could become what we are today." according to President David B. Burks on opening day of the History House.

Contact Us

205 Lott Tucker Drive
P.O. Box 10768
Searcy, AR 72143

Hours Open:
Tours are available by calling the Brackett Library and speaking with Rachel Walters.