Governor Asa Hutchinson officially proclaimed October as Archives Month in Arkansas. The Arkansas State Archives will celebrate with activities across the state focusing on various events and personalities important to our state’s history.
National Archives Month is held each October to raise public awareness of the value of archives and records to our society. During October the Arkansas State Archives are holding three genealogy-focused half-day workshops, one at each location.
For more information about the events see the Arkansas State Archives online..
The Conway High School Drama Department, under the direction of A. J. Spiridigliozzi, and the Oak Grove Cemetery Board will present “Gone, But Not Forgotten” at the cemetery on Sunday, October 21, 3-5 p.m. A short dedication ceremony will also be held for the new columbarium.
Volunteer tour guides will lead visitors through various stations Continue reading
The Pine Street Community Museum project will have a Collection Picnic from 10 AM to 2 PM on June 30 at Hendrix College to collect items associated with the Pine Street community, such as photos, articles and artifacts along with conducting interviews with people who are willing Continue reading
The Faulkner County Historical Society, the City of Conway and Faulkner County recently dedicated the restoration and reinstallation of the 120-year-old Springfield Bridge that spanned Cadron Creek. It now proudly spans the cove at Conway’s Lake Beaverfork to be enjoyed by all.
The bridge restoration has received various awards and the Faulkner County Historical Society would like to commemorate this project Continue reading
The Faulkner County Historical Society’s annual meeting and public program will be held Thursday, March 15, at 6:30 in Courtroom A, Courthouse Square in Conway on Locust Street. The program will include various society news items on events and announcements.
The program will be presented by citizens of the Pine Street Community of Conway who will report on the planning for their Pine Street Museum. Refreshments will be served.