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Cotton Farming in Faulkner County: “Looking Back”

Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.

According to Henry Enderlin, whose family ginned cotton in Conway for most of the 20th century, the last bale of cotton was ginned in Faulkner County in 1972. It was an end of an era that lasted over 120 years in the county.

Cotton was the main cash crop for Faulkner County farmers until Continue reading