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Going to the Lake: “Looking Back”

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

One of summer’s favorite activities is going to the lake. With modern transportation, that can mean going north to Greers Ferry Lake or going south to Lake Ouachita, Lake DeGray or Lake Hamilton. But in past years, Faulkner County residents couldn’t go that far to swim, fish or picnic.

Many Faulkner County families had their own favorite spot along the Cadron Creek or the Arkansas River Continue reading