FCHS Annual Program Set for April 30

Photo from Herbal Medicines of the Civil War by Jim Long; used with permission

Photo from Herbal Medicines of the Civil War by Jim Long, used with permission.

The Faulkner County Historical Society will conduct its annual program for the public at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 30, at the Faulkner County Library in the west side room. The guest speaker for the event will be naturalist and retired biology teacher Shirley Pratt.

She will bring samples of several common native plants of Faulkner County for participants to examine and learn to identify, and also discover how some native plants were used as Continue reading

Civil War Markers at Cadron & Oak Grove Cemetery

Cadron Civil War Marker, Faulkner County, Arkansas

Two markers commemorating Faulkner County’s involvement in the American Civil War and its aftermath were dedicated during the Faulkner County Museum’s open house. The markers came about as a response to the request from the Arkansas Civil War Commission that each Arkansas county designate an area that played a part in the Civil War. The commission’s marker program was established Continue reading