Dr. Manley Holland Russell

Dr. Russell was born Manley Holland Russell on August 2, 1873 in Saline County, Arkansas, the son of James Thomas and Margaret Muir Russell. Manley Russell attended school in Saline County until 1894 when he decided to enter the Methodist…

Peggy Ann McCormack

Peggy McCormack

Peggy Ann McCormack was born in Texas in 1936 and moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas, with her family.  She was stricken with polio at age sixteen. She was in hospitals and rehabilitation centers for three years, and then she spent the…

Salt and Pepper Shakers

You might not expect to see salt and pepper shakers in a medical museum, but there’s a good reason for these treasures to be in the Arkansas Country Doctor Museum! In the 19th and early 20th centuries, the time period…

Artifact Donations

The Arkansas Country Doctor Museum has received several new artifact donations since opening in February after the winter break.  There is really too many to list and I am afraid I might forget one but they are all very interesting.…

Remembering Pete Jordan

Pete is shown relaxing in the Museum living room in 1994. Pete served as the first Director of the ACDM. In 1993 Pete was Office Manager/Flashback Editor for the Washington County Historical Society when contacted by Dr. Harold Boyer of…