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Quilted History Comes Alive at the April Meeting

Carolyn Willaims gave a dynamic presentation at the April 13, 2015 meeting of the Preservation Society.  The Director/Archivist of the Quilted...
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Migration to Arkansas by African-Americans Discussed at SouthArk

Professor Story Matkin-Rawn gave an excellent Powerpoint presentation about the large migration of African-Americans to Arkasnsas from other parts of...
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Worth Camp Talks About Early El Dorado

Local attorney and researcher Worth Camp discussed the early appeal of the El Dorado region to 19th century settlers.  The clean water springs...
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Wisconsin Soldier Discussed at Society Meeting

Mark Christ, noted author and historian, discussed Union soldier Jacab Haas experiences in Arkansas during the War Between the States at the February...
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Documentary Screened at SouthArk

The American Experience documentary on the laying of the Transatlantic Cable was screened at SouthArk on January 5th.  Our thanks to SouthArk...
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2014 Christmas Open House Features School Choirs

The EHS Show Choir and the Hugh Goodwin Choir were kind enough to participate in our 2014 Christmas Open House at the Newton House Museum.  A...
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LA Tech Professor Talks Local History

Professor Elaine Thompson (historian at Louisiana Tech University) addressed the Preservation Society on November 3, 2014 and discussed her new book...
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October Preservation Society Features Archaeology

Dr. Carl Drexler of the Archaeology Station at SAU in Magnolia gave a lecture on some of the recent archaeology digs at Arkansas battlefields....
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Keeping History Alive Banquet 2014 Talks About Rock & Roll

Keynote speaker Terry Stewart of El Dorado Festivals and Events gave a very detailed and interesting presentation at the 2014 Keeping History Alive...
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Don Bragg Returns to Preservation Society

On September 8, 2014 Don Bragg of the U. S. Forest Service once again spoke to the Preservation Society and his remarks attracted a very interested...
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Recent Speakers Series Lecture

Dr. Bill Robison spoke at SouthArk on August 5, 2014 about the origins of the First World War.  Over 50 patrons from El Dorado and the...
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State Archaeologist Speaks to Preservation Society

On May 12th Arkansas' state archaeologist Ann Early spoke to the Preservation Society about post-1980 research into the De Soto...
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3rd Arkansas Infantry, CSA Subject of Presentation

Reenactor and author Vernon Dutton spoke to a joint meeting of the Preservation Society and the local Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp on Monday...
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Dr. Boles Speaks About Slavery At SouthArk

Dr. John Boles of Rice University spoke to a crowd of 40 people at SouthArk on March 20, 2014.  The lecture discussed slavery in the...
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Interpretive Panel Dedicated

On Monday March 17, 2014 the first of two outdoor interpretive panels was dedicated at the Newton House Museum.  This panel was made...
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Mt. Holly Forum Draws Crowd

Over 40 people attended and participated in the History Forum conducted in Mt. Holly on 6 March 2014.  The open forum...
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Historian Speaks About Shreveport Waterworks

Prof. Terry Reynolds spoke to the Preservation Society on Monday February 3, 2014.  He discussed his research relative to the Shreveport...
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Archaeologist Speaks About Natchez

The January meeting of the Preservation Society attracted a great crowd.  Our speaker was retired Mississippi archaeologist Jack...
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Open House Features Local School Choirs

Over 200 people attended the 2013 Christmas Open House at the Newton House Museum.  Our thanks to our volunteers, cookie donors, NW Elementary...
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Speakers Series Draws Large Crowd

Terry Winschel, former park historian at the Vicksburg National Military Park, drew a crowd of almost 80 people to the SouthArk Library Auditorium on...
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