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Sponsors approved for 5 WWI memorial trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, November 17, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved five applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: City of Prescott, Prescott Walking Trail City of Cotter, North Ar... Read More

Sponsors approved for 7 WWI memorial trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, November 03, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved seven applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: • City of Horatio, Horatio Cemetery • City of Hazen, Hazen City Park • C... Read More

Holiday Open Houses set for Dec. 3

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Department of Arkansas Heritage will host a Holiday Open House at its three Little Rock museums on Dec. 3. Each museum will be open to the public and offer an array of food, music, crafts and other entertainment. Admission is free, and a trolley will be available to take patrons between m... Read More

November 2017 Arkansas WWI Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A seminar on Native American Code Talkers, WWI Memorial Tree dedications, lectures and exhibits are among the November 2017 activities the Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee has sanctioned. A complete listing of scheduled WWI centennial activities, as well as additional informati... Read More

Sponsors approved for 3 WWI Memorial Trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 27, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved three applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: Town of Hatfield, Hatfield Municipal Park City ... Read More

Sponsors approved for 24 World War I Memorial Trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 20, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved 24 applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: Forrest City Public Library, Dennis Memorial Park Museum ... Read More

7 WWI Memorial Trees Approved

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 05, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved seven applications to sponsor World War I Memorial Trees. Successful applicants and proposed locations were: City of Rudy, Rudy City Park Fay Jones School of Architecture an... Read More

DAH Oct. Blog: Who Was Jacob Wolf?

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, October 02, 2017

In 2016, the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) acquired the Jacob Wolf House Site and Territorial Courthouse from the Baxter County Quorum Court. The Jacob Wolf House is Arkansas’s oldest public structure and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1973. But, why... Read More

October 2017 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, October 02, 2017

A visit from Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, lectures and exhibits are among the October 2017 activities the Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee has sanctioned. A complete listing of scheduled WWI centennial activities, as well as additional information on the activ... Read More

WWI Centennial Committee, Forestry Commission Announce Memorial Tree Project

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission are seeking to place a WWI Memorial Tree in each of Arkansas’s 75 counties before the centennial observance of the Great War concludes at the end of 2018. Through the program, the Arkansas Forest... Read More