A&P Commission votes to wind down financial support of Clinton House Muesem


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The Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission last week voted 6-0 to “wind down” operations at the Clinton House Museum.

Operations will continue through 2020, but the group agreed to pay only rent and any expenses necessary to maintain the home beginning Jan. 1, 2021 through the remainder of the lease for the museum, which expires on Dec. 31, 2021.

The house, located at 930 W. Clinton Drive, was the first home of President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton. The couple was married in the living room in 1975.

The commission operates the home as a museum with various exhibits featuring memorabilia from Bill’s early political career, including his campaigns for U.S. House of Representatives and Arkansas Attorney General. The property also includes a First Ladies Garden where the favorite flowers of all 47 First Ladies are planted.

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