The Faulkner County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier High School Auditorium. If you would like to serve on the Faulkner County Historical Society board of directors, please contact Judy Corcoran, secretary/treasurer. 2019 Membership dues must be paid by January 31, 2018 to be considered. Continue reading
100 YEARS AGO, 1918
♦ HUNS SIGN DRASTIC TERMS TO END WAR was the headline. The Armistice between the Allies and Germany had been signed, it was officially announced by the state department. Hostilities ceased at 11 a.m.
With not a pound of explosives to be found in the county, B.F. King and a party motored to Little Rock to get a supply of powder with which Conway would continue the noisy celebration Continue reading
The Fall 2018 edition of Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings, the journal of the Faulkner County Historical Society, is now available. This new issue features articles about the Pine Street School, the Conway High School “pods” and the recent archaeological discoveries at Camp Halsey in northern Faulkner County. Continue reading
From 1907 to around 1943, Arkansas participated in a federal initiative to eradicate the ticks that caused Texas tick fever among the state’s cattle herds. The ticks mainly came into the state during the 19th century Texas cattle drives, although there is some evidence that they were in the state before the Civil War.
Arkansas’ climate and the common cattle practices at the time provided Continue reading
The Faulkner County Museum, 801 Locust Street on Courthouse Square, will hold its 16th annual Festival and Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Museum and the Greathouse cabin will be open and decorated for the season and there will be all sorts of interactive activities.
This year’s theme is Continue reading