LITTLE ROCK—Lectures and exhibits around the state are among the events the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has sanctioned for December 2013, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree announced today. A complete listing of scheduled sesquicentennial activities, as well as additional information on the activities listed below, can be found athttp://www.arkansascivilwar150.com/events/.
Civil War sesquicentennial events during December include:
* White County Civil War Roundtable will feature Mark Christ of the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission speaking on the Battle of Pine Bluff on December 5; call (501) 230-6767 or emailKD5JNL@cablelynx.comfor more information.
* Christmas Open House will be held at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park December 7-8; call (479) 846-2990 or email@example.com more information.
* “Civil War Arkansas 1861-1865,” the ACWSC traveling exhibit, will be at Rich Mountain Community College in Mena until December 8; call (479) 394-7622, ext. 1342 or firstname.lastname@example.org more information
* Scott County Historical Marker Dedication, featuring re-enactors, will be held in Waldron on December 13; call (479) 637-2155 or email@example.com more information.
* Friends of Jenkins’ Ferry Battlefield will meet December 17 in Sheridan; email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
* “Civil War Arkansas 1861-1865,” the ACWSC traveling exhibit, will be at the Museum of Regional History at Texarkana December 16-January 12; call (903) 793-4831or email@example.com more information.
* “We Must Stand or Fall Alone,” an exhibit of Arkansas Civil War History, will be on display at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena throughout December; call (870) 338-3450 or firstname.lastname@example.org more information.
For more information on these and other sesquicentennial events, visithttp://www.arkansascivilwar150.com/events/.
The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission is housed within the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic Arkansas Museum.