Local history buffs, including Emily & Jeremy Walter along with the City of Conway (GIS department), have created a self-guided walking (or virtual) tour of homes in the Robinson Historic District just west of downtown Conway.
The tour takes you through the Conway’s history, as well as the roots, architectural influences, and details of specific families that lived in each home.
For tour maps (including all the information above), visit Historic Homes Tour of Conway
Jimmy Bryant, former UCA Archivist who is now Director of Arkansas Heritage for the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Faulkner County Historical Society which will be held Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mills Library located in Hendrix College’s Mills Center.
Bryant, a Conway resident and former Faulkner County Historical Society board president, now oversees the four heritage museums and four heritage resource agencies that work to preserve, protect and promote the natural and cultural history of Arkansas. Continue reading
Jonathan Appell of Atlas Preservation, Inc. will present a Spring Cemetery Conservation Lecture on common maintenance and preservation of cemeteries on Friday, April 19, at the Mount Vernon Senior Citizen Building/City Hall, 2 Garland Springs Road.
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program sponsors a cemetery workshop on Saturday, April 20, at the Mount Vernon Cemetery in Mount Vernon. For more information and/or to register contact Holly Hope at email@example.com or call 501 324 9148.
The Faulkner County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier High School Auditorium. If you would like to serve on the Faulkner County Historical Society board of directors, please contact Judy Corcoran, secretary/treasurer. 2019 Membership dues must be paid by January 31, 2018 to be considered. Continue reading
The Fall 2018 edition of Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings, the journal of the Faulkner County Historical Society, is now available. This new issue features articles about the Pine Street School, the Conway High School “pods” and the recent archaeological discoveries at Camp Halsey in northern Faulkner County. Continue reading