Arkansas WWI committee calls for memorial tree plantings

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, January 30, 2017

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WWI Centennial Committee Unveils 12 Podcasts

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, November 28, 2016

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee unveiled 13 new podcasts about Arkansas during the Great War, ACWSC Chairman Shawn Fisher announced today.   Read More

World War I Committee seeks documents, launches website

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, November 14, 2016

Photo courtesy Sequoyah Research Center/UALRThe Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee recently asked Arkansans to consider donating materials related to the Great War period to archival institutions and unveiled its website as it prepared for the 2017-18 commemoration.  Read More

Historic Places: A.C. Jeffery Farmstead

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Historic Places: The A. C. Jeffery Farmstead was constructed in 1848 by Augustus Curran Jeffery, the son of Jehoiada Jeffery, an early pioneer settler in Izard County and founder of the town of Mt. Olive. The Jeffery family first arrived in the area September 10, 1816, when Jehoiada Jeffery, his wife Mary Weir Jeffery, and three children settled on 160 acres (on the eastern bank of the White River at the site that would later become the community of Mt. Olive) that he received for having served in the war of 1812.
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Historic Places: Bedford Brown Bethell House

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Historic Places: Built in 1912-13, the Bedford Brown Bethell House in Des Arc, Prairie County, has been called one of the most elegant old homes in the Grand Prairie region of Arkansas.   Read More