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IN THIS ISSUE:
ARKANSAS CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMISSION APPROVES NLR HISTORICAL MARKERS
LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has approved applications for three Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Markers in North Little Rock, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree announced today.
The historical markers approved are:
The North Little Rock History Commission is sponsoring the markers.
Through the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Historical Marker Program, the ACWSC works with local partners to help tell the stories of how the Civil War affected communities around the state. The Commission hopes that there will be at least one marker in each of the state’s 75 counties by the end of the sesquicentennial commemoration in 2015.
The application for the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Historical Marker Program can be downloaded at http://www.arkansascivilwar150.com/historical-markers/markers.aspx.
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.