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October is Archives Month in Arkansas

Governor Asa Hutchinson officially proclaimed October as Archives Month in Arkansas. The Arkansas State Archives will celebrate with activities across the state focusing on various events and personalities important to our state’s history.

National Archives Month is held each October to raise public awareness of the value of archives and records to our society. During October the Arkansas State Archives are holding three genealogy-focused half-day workshops, one at each location.

For more information about the events see the Arkansas State Archives online..

Send Us Your Bridge Stories

The Faulkner County Historical Society, the City of Conway and Faulkner County recently dedicated the restoration and reinstallation of the 120-year-old Springfield Bridge that spanned Cadron Creek. It now proudly spans the cove at Conway’s Lake Beaverfork to be enjoyed by all.

The bridge restoration has received various awards and the Faulkner County Historical Society would like to commemorate this project Continue reading