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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

2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Winners Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Winners have been announced for the 2018 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame was launched by the Department of Arkansas Heritage in 2016 to recognize Arkansas’s legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events across the state. Nominations were acc... Read More

Black History Month Events in Arkansas

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, January 29, 2018

The Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) has compiled a list of Black History Month events taking place across Arkansas in February 2018.  This list includes events submitted to the Department and is not intended to be comprehensive. To have your event included, send an email to [email protected] Read More

DAH Announces 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Finalists have been announced for the 2018 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The Department of Arkansas Heritage launched the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame in 2016 to recognize Arkansas’s legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events across the state. Nominations were accepted... Read More

Sponsors approved for 7 WWI memorial trees

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, January 12, 2018

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: Stone County Honor Guard, Mountain View City Park South Arkans... Read More

USS Little Rock to be commissioned Dec. 16

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, December 11, 2017

Arkansas has a unique opportunity to take part in a historic event on Dec. 16, when the commissioning of a new Naval vessel, the USS Little Rock, will take place. The ceremony will be held in Buffalo, New York, where the original USS Little Rock, which was decommissioned in 1976, now sits as... Read More

Arkansas Historical Marker Program Will Highlight History & Heritage

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, December 11, 2017

The Department of Arkansas Heritage is implementing a new program to assist communities in the placement of historical markers across the state, announced Stacy Hurst, director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The markers must commemorate a historic person, place or event to be eligi... Read More

Arkansas WWI Centennial Committee Unveils 7 Podcasts

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, December 07, 2017

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee has unveiled seven new podcasts about Arkansas during the Great War. The new podcasts were created in cooperation with the School of Mass Communication at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The new offerings include: • Dr. Blak... Read More

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