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Top 5 Historic Sites to See in Mountain Home Commercial Historic District

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, September 06, 2017

DAH Blog: Top 5 Historic Sites to See in Mountain Home Commercial Historic District Don’t miss the “Walks through History” tour of the Mountain Home Commercial Historic District happening September 9! Before you go, learn more about the Top 5 Historic Sites to Visit in Mountain Home. Origina... Read More

September 2017 Arkansas WWI Centennial Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A celebration of Camp Pike’s centennial, a WWI seminar, exhibits and lectures are among the September 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 activities ... Read More

WWI Seminar set for Sept. 23 at Old State House Museum

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Old State House Museum will host a seminar on Arkansas during World War I from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, at the museum at 300 West Markham Street in Little Rock. The free seminar, “Keep the Home Fires Burnin... Read More

August 2017 WWI Centennial Commemoration Events

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Exhibits and lectures are among the August 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 activities listed below, can be found at http://www.wwiarkansas.co... Read More

Historic Theaters Conference to lift up ‘artistic lifeblood of community’

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Historic theaters are far more than old buildings that represent a bygone era. For many small towns, they remain important centers of artistic activity. That concept is the theme behind the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute’s Historic Theaters Conference, which will be held Thursday, Aug. 10, throug... Read More

Five Ways to Celebrate Arkansas Statehood

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Celebrate Arkansas’s 181st birthday by Historic Site Hopping Arkansas officially became a state on June 15, 1836. In honor of that important anniversary, we offer up five ways you can celebrate Arkansas’s birthday. Make a day of it on Saturday, June 3, here in Little Rock! 1. Visit the O... Read More

June 2017 WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, May 25, 2017

  Seminars, exhibits and teacher workshops are among the June 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 activities listed below, can be found at h... Read More

10 World War I Memorial Sites Across Arkansas

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, May 05, 2017

Arkansas sent 71,862 soldiers to serve in World War I, of which 2,183 died of disease or wounds and 1,751 were injured. Efforts to raise monuments to our newly returning Doughboys began soon after they came back from overseas. At least 39 Arkansas counties have stone monuments dedicated to lo... Read More

2017 Marks 90 Years Since Historic Floods

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, May 03, 2017

By Brian Irby, Arkansas State Archives In September 1926, the rain started to fall. And it continued to fall through the spring of 1927 as the snow in the North began to melt. And the Mississippi River, the lifeblood that carves its way down the middle of the country on a journey to the Gulf... Read More

May 2017 WWI commemoration events announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, April 28, 2017

Musical performances, exhibits and lectures are among the May 2017 activities the Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee has sanctioned, and many of the events also mark Arkansas Heritage Month, which this year has the theme “A State of War: Arkansas Remembers World War I.” A complet... Read More