ACWSC Awards Final Grants

18-Aug-2015

ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMISSION AWARDS GRANTS

LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has awarded $7,338 in grants for five projects to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree announced today.

Recipients of Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Grants were:

  • Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture/Central Arkansas Library System, Little Rock, $2,000 for Civil War Arkansas entries in the online encyclopedia
  • Ouachita County Historical Society, Camden, $1,701 for equipment for the First Kansas Colored Infantry re-enactor group
  • Pioneer Washington Restoration Foundation, Washington, $1,875 for the 9th annual Red River Heritage Symposium, “The World Turned Upside Down”
  • Nevada County Depot and Museum, Prescott, $1,012 for a tour program of Camden Expedition sites in Nevada County
  • Albert Glenn Glover, El Dorado, $750 for Seminar, AR: The Under-Told Story project focusing on the Civil War-era history of a Union County town.

These were the final grants to be awarded through the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission’s grants program. For more information on sesquicentennial plans, visit www.arkansascivilwar150.com or e-mail acwsc@arkansasheritage.org

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission is housed within the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and the Historic Arkansas Museum.

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