The Cleburne County Historical Society is now located in the historic Frauenthal House at 210 North Broadway in Heber Springs. The society offices, a museum and research library are located there. Open 10 am to 3 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Admission Free.
The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and is designed in the Craftsman style of architecture. It is a single-story, wood-frame building erected in 1914 for Frauenthal, a prominent businessman and landowner in the early days of the county. It was designed by an architect whose identity is currently unknown, yet who was obviously well versed in this style of architecture. The use of a multiple-gable roof, wood-shingle siding and Prairie-style windows distinguishes this house from the more common vernacular examples of the Craftsman style.
- Membership in the society is open to anyone who has an interest in Cleburne County and its people and in the history of the region.
- Membership is $15.00 per year or $250.00 for life membership.
- Members receive four quarterly issues per year of the Historical Journal, which includes pictures, stories, and remembrances about the history of Cleburne County. Members also receive four society newsletters per year, and have use of the research library at no charge.