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Groups across state to participate in 'Bells for Peace' on Nov. 11

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 26, 2018

Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed Nov. 11, 2018, as “Bells of Peace: World War I Remembrance Day.” The Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee is calling on people and organizations around the state to ring bells 11 times at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, to celebrate the end of Wor... Read More

DAH museums to participate in Big BOO!seum Bash Oct. 25

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 19, 2018

The Department of Arkansas Heritage’s three downtown Little Rock museums will participate in the Big BOO!seum Bash on Oct. 25. Historic Arkansas Museum, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Old State House Museum will provide free, family-friendly activities from 5:30-8 p.m. Guests are encoura... Read More

Governor proclaims Nov. 11 as Bells of Peace: WWI Remembrance Day

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed November 11, 2018, as “Bells of Peace: World War I Remembrance Day” and is calling on people and organizations around the state to ring bells 11 times at 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 11, to celebrate the end of World War I and to remember the millions who... Read More

September 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, September 04, 2018

A WWI reading retreat and exhibits across the state are among the September 2018 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 f... Read More

She Never Expected to Be There: Gay White (First Lady of Arkansas, 1981-1983)

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Life brought Gay Daniels far from being a self-described “Navy Brat” in Oakland, Calif., to the pinnacle of prominence as Gay White, First Lady of Arkansas. Life was indeed exciting, challenging and anything but normal for the Navy officer’s daughter. Born in Oakland on March 7, 1947, to... Read More

WWI Seminar Set for August 18 at Old State House

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, July 19, 2018

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 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, at the museum at 300 West Markham Street in Little Rock. The seminar, “The War to End All Wars: The Lega... Read More

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee kicks off ‘Votes for Women’ celebration on July 28

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee (WSCCC) will celebrate “Votes for Women” during a kickoff event and press conference from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 28 at the Old State House Museum. During the event, the committee, created in 2017 by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, will unveil i... Read More

Arkansans encouraged to 'ring the bells' for end of Great War

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, July 02, 2018

The Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee is calling on people and organizations around the state to ring bells 11 times at 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 11, to celebrate the end of World War I and to remember the millions who fought, suffered and died in what was hoped to be “The Wa... Read More

June 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, May 31, 2018

Exhibits and WWI Memorial Tree dedications across the state are among the June 2018 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 b... Read More

May 2018 Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

New exhibits and WWI Memorial Tree dedications across the state are among the May 2018 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, ca... Read More