The Lakeport Plantation

601 Hwy 142
Lake Village, AR 71653
Telephone: 870-265-6031

Ruth O’Loughlin, Site Director
Ruth develops educational programs, helps curate the collections for the Lakeport Plantation and serves as office manager.  O’Loughlin received her B.S. in History from Central Michigan University and M.S. in Education-Library Media and Information from Southern Arkansas University.  Previously, she has served as Museum Assistant for the Midland County Historical Society in Midland, MI and most recently worked at Lakeside Elementary School in Lake Village, AR as a fifth-grade teacher and librarian.
To schedule tours or for information requests, please email Ruth at

Arkansas Heritage Sites

Arkansas State University
P.O. Box 2050
State University, AR 72467
Telephone: 870-972-2803
Fax: 870-972-3201

Dr. Adam Long, Executive Director
Adam is Executive Director of Arkansas State University Heritage Sites, which includes overall responsibilities for policies and programs at the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza, Lakeport Plantation in Lake Village, the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott, and the Historic Dyess Colony:  Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess.