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UT-136: Arkham Historical Society [U]
Type Subtype
Support Location
Faction Cost
Neutral 2
Card Text
Action: exhaust to lower the cost of the next support card you play this phase by 1 (to a minimum of 1).

Historical Society is a location in Arkham Horror Second Edition located in Arkham's Southside neighborhood.

Arkham Historical Society is a Support Card that appears in the Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game Unspeakable Tales, and a Location Card that appears in the Arkham Horror: The Card Game The Path to Carcosa.


Mandy Thompson (short story)[]

The Arkham Historical Society is headquartered in a building originally belonging to Uriah Crawford. Its current curator is Mr. Peabody.

The building has a secret room located in the first floor library, behind a bookcase, in which arcane tomes such as True Magick and Cultes des Goules are stored.[1]


UT-136 uses an illustration[?] by Andrew Hall.


The Arkham Historical Society first appeared in the story The Shadow over Innsmouth (H.P. Lovecraft, 1931).

Notes and references[]

  1. The Investigators of Arkham Horror, "Mandy Thompson"