Pea Ridge NMP announced the temporary closure of Elkhorn Tavern today for much needed rehabilitation work. The tavern, which is a reconstruction, will be closed through the remainder of the year with an anticipated completion of January 1, 2019. Work will include rebuilding the upper and lower porches, new wooden siding, improvements for accessibility on the entrance and interior doors, accessibility for walkway’s, interior wall improvements and a new roof.
Pea Ridge National Military Park preserves and commemorates the March 7-8, 1862 battle that helped Union forces maintain physical and political control of the state of Missouri. Administered by the National Park Service, the 4,300 acre battlefield is located 10 miles north of Rogers, just off US Highway 62. Visit us on Facebook or at: www.nps.gov/peri