The 1836 Club is an exclusive club for business professionals to enjoy good company, dinner, drinks, cigars and food in an environment designed to foster new contacts and opportunities.
The 1836 Club is named such because Arkansas became the 25th state of the Union in 1836. Located in the historic “Packet House”, The 1836 Club embraces the rich history of the home and the state of Arkansas. The Packet House is one of the oldest remaining homes in Arkansas. It was built in 1869 by United States Senator Alexander McDonald. Senator McDonald had a successful business career and was Arkansas’ first Republican United States Senator.
As you walk through the twelve thousand (12,000) square foot home, you will be amazed by the beautiful architecture, well preserved features of the home and the modern amenities that have been provided exclusively for our members.
The 1836 Club boasts of the finest kitchen in Little Rock, a beautiful and relaxing bar area, private dining rooms for Members business dinners / social occasions. The two private dining rooms are called the “Governor’s Room” with portraits of Arkansas’ first Governor, Governor Conway, and a portrait of Arkansas’ current Governor, Governor Asa Hutchinson. The other private dining room is named the “Caucus Room” with a portrait of the first president of the home, Sen. Alexander McDonald.