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Friends of Jenkins Ferry Battlefield Receives Articles of Incorporation from the State of Arkansas

December 12, 2011 By: admin Category: Arkansas in the Civil War, Friends of Jenkins Ferry, In The News, The Civil War Hub of Arkansas

Arkansas In The Civil WarThe Board of the Friends of Jenkins Ferry Battlefield met Saturday at the Grant County Museum. The group boasts of a growing membership of several hundred friends and an active group of dedicated businesses helping the FOJFB achieve its mission in preserving the history of the battle site. The group approved its by-laws and the Board of Directors are: Richard Jenkins, Ron Kelley, Brenda Stuckey, Whitney Beaumont, Joe Walker, Ken Bolden, and D.J. Wallace.

in picture: Richard Jenkins, Chair of the Friends of Jenkins Ferry Battlefield, holds the group’s official Articles of Incorporation. For more information on events and news from the FOJF, go to their new website www.jenkinsferry.com.


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