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Main Street Arkansas Cities Invest More Than $68 Million in 2017

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

  Main Street Arkansas cities recorded $68,731,656 in investments in downtown projects in 2017. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. “Investments in the historic commercial cores of our ... Read More

New Hiking Trail at Natural Area

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Work has been completed on a new hiking trail at Devil’s Knob-Devil’s Backbone Natural Area (DKDBNA) in Izard County. The trail is open to the public and will be dedicated in a ceremony later this year. Blue diamonds mark the path of this moderately difficult trail. DKDBNA became part o... Read More

Hank Kaminsky Named 2018 Arkansas Living Treasure

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Since the age of 19, 79-year-old Hank Kaminsky of Fayetteville has made a living as a full-time sculptor. He creates abstract sculptures, portrait busts, plaques and medals, as well as jewelry, belt buckles and pendants, most of which are inspired by landscapes. He is probably best-known for ... Read More

ANHC Receives Grant for $500,000

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC) recently accepted a check for $500,000 from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism (ADPT), the state agency responsible for administering the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant for Arkansas. The $500,000 that the ANHC received t... Read More

Annual Juneteenth celebration to be June 16 at MTCC

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will host its annual Juneteenth celebration on June 16. MTCC hosts the festival each year to celebrate African American freedom and achievement. This year’s event will be Saturday, June 16, from noon to 6 p.m. and will include vendors, food trucks, live mu... Read More

Heritage Month to Kick Off at New Natural Area

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, April 26, 2018

A May 2 opening with Gov. Asa Hutchinson is planned for Rattlesnake Ridge, the newest addition to Arkansas’s system of natural areas, managed by the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (ANHC), a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH). The dedication will take place at 2 p.m. ... Read More