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Monument to Survival: Blytheville Museum to Tell Cold War’s Story

Blytheville Air Force Base was a key Cold War nuclear launch facility for more than 30 years. The city will soon be home to the National Cold War Center, a $40 million project which could open as soon as 2027. read more >
Government & Politics / Nonprofits / Tourism

Attorney General Donates $500K to Blytheville Museum

The Arkansas attorney general's office announces a two-year, $500,000 donation to support development of the National Cold War Center in Blytheville. read more >
The Air Force base's front sign was featured on a 1960's postcard distributed by the U.S. Air Force.
Tourism

The Cold War Hot Again, Blytheville Moves Ahead with Museum Plan

Cold War nostalgia is in full swing, leading some to forecast success for Blytheville's efforts to transform the former Eaker Air Force Base into a Cold War museum. read more >