ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL EVENTS

ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL EVENTS

LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has approved an application for an Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Marker in Pope County, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree announced today.

The marker, sponsored by the River Valley Veterans Coalition, will commemorate Pope County in the Civil War and will be located at 203 Commerce Street in Russellville.

Through the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Marker Program, the ACWSC works with local partners to help tell the stories of how the Civil War affected communities around the state. The Commission hopes that there will be at least one marker in each of the state’s 75 counties by the end of the commemoration in 2015. Counties that currently do not have Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Markers are Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Franklin, Fulton, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Montgomery, Newton, Polk, Randolph, Sevier and Sharp.