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November Preservation Society meeting

Dr. Dan Littlefield, a well-known expert on Native American history, once again attracted a great crowd at the Newton House Museum.  He spoke to...
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Keeping History Alive Draws Crowd

The 2013 Keeping History Alive Banquet is behind us and once again drew an excellent crowd.  Over a hundred people attended and enjoyed an...
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October Archaeology Lecture features Dr. Jamie Brandon

Dr. Jamie Brandon gave a great presentation about the recent archaeological digs at Dooley's Ferry (Hempstead County, Arkansas).  Our...
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Preservation Society welcomes Rhonda Stewart

The Preservation Society welcomed Butler Center genealogist Rhonda Stewart.  She discussed her extensive research on her own family, including...
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Public Forum Sparks Interest in Local History

The public history forum in Strong (8-16-2103) attracted a good crowd of citizens interested in local history.  A lively discussion was...
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Gettysburg Screening A Success

A crowd of around 30 people attended the screening of the MGM Battle of Gettysburg documentary film on Monday 22 July 2013.  The 1950's...
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Preservation Society draws excellent crowd

State Archaeologist Ann Early drew a wonderful crowd of almost 30 patrons at the Monday meeting.  She gave an excellent presentation regarding...
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School age art contest winners - Mayhaw Festival

Mayhaw Festival -- art contest winners (by age/grade) 8th grade --- 1. Clayton Bolding 2. Annabelle Rogers 3. Airam Sanchez 5-6 Grade --- 1....
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Reynolds Lecture Draws Great Crowd

The April Preservation Society meeting attracted a great crowd of over 25 people.  Rob Reynolds discussed the impact of technological...
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Speakers Series Program

The March 12th Speakers Series program attracted 48 patrons.  Our thanks to SouthArk (our co-sponsor) for their assistance.  Also our...
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February Preservation Society meeting

The screening of "The Bombing of Germany" was well attended.  Included in the event patrons were two World War II veterans: Charles E. Wilson...
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Dr. Trey Berry at Preservation Society

Dr. Trey Berry (SAU) gave an insightful lecture on the Dunbar-Hunter Expedition at the January meeting of the Preservation Society.  Our thanks...
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Keeping History Alive 2012

Over 100 patrons enjoyed the humorous lecture by Tom Whitehead, biographer of primitive artist Clementine Hunter.  The lecture by Mr. Whitehead...
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Christmas Open House 2012

Images of the 2012 Christmas Open House.  A great crowd of almost 200 people attended this year's event.  A special thanks to all of...
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Preservation Society November 2012

A wonderful crowd of 25 local patrons learned about the War of 1812 from the SAHF's own (and SouthArk's own) Prof. Ken Bridges.  The...
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Speakers Series Presentation FALL 2012

An excellent crowd of 77 people attended the joint speakers series event co-sponsored by SouthArk and the SAHF.  Dr. Gary Joiner spoke about the...
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Professor Jeff Miller's presentation to the Preservation Society

ON Monday 10 September 2012 Dr. Jeff Miller from the SAU Agriculture Department lectured on the significant changes in American agriculture since...
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Parnell-Tucker Feud Panel Discussion

Saturday 28 July 2012 witnessed a meeting of members of the Parnell and Tucker families in El Dorado.  The (formerly) feuding familities...
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Lakeport Plantation

Recently the SAHF sponsored a trip to Lakeport Plantation and Winterville Mounds for local high school students.  The program proved to be...
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April Speakers Series

Dr. Sam Hyde gave a facinating lecture about violence and feuding in the Deep South.  The attached images are from the this lecture.  NOTE:...
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