Discover the past of Siloam Springs with our knowledgeable staff.

 Photo Credit:  Peter Hellberg

Don Warden, Director - Collections and Research

Don Warden is the director and historian here at the Siloam Springs Museum. He has served in this position since 1991 and is very knowledgeable of the history of Siloam Springs.  If you have a question on Siloam Springs history, don't hesitate to ask! Don can be reached at or 479-524-4011. Additionally, Don leads free walking tours of the city in the fall, spring, and during the Heritage Festival. Don is also a published author. In 2012, Arcadia Publishing produced Don's book on the city, "Images of America: Siloam Springs," which can be purchased at the museum.

Chuck McClary, Director - Education and Community Outreach

Chuck McClary oversees public programming and social media. If you have questions regarding programming or social media, feel free to contact him at or on any of the museum's social media sites. The museum is on Facebook, Twitter (@SSpringsMuseum), and Instagram (@siloamspringsmuseum). Chuck attended John Brown University from 2009-2013 and has recently returned to this beautiful area.

Mallory Allison, John Brown University Work Study Student

Mallory Allison assists with many different tasks, including events, research, and exhibits, as our work study student. She is pursuing her degree in History with a minor in Museum Studies at John Brown University. 


Coplea Donley, John Brown University Work Study Student

Coplea Donley also comes to us from John Brown University, where she is studying History and Business Management with a minor in Museum Studies. We're grateful to have her continued assistance with exhibits, archives, and collections since the Fall 2016 Semester.