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
The Faulkner County Historical Society’s annual meeting and public program will be held Thursday, March 15, at 6:30 in Courtroom A, Courthouse Square in Conway on Locust Street. The program will include various society news items on events and announcements.
The program will be presented by citizens of the Pine Street Community of Conway who will report on the planning for their Pine Street Museum. Refreshments will be served.
Travel by lantern light to the annual “Spirits of the Cadron” to hear first-hand ghost tales told by guides portraying historical characters at the Historic Haunted Cadron Settlement Park on Saturday, October 14 from 6-9 p.m.
Sponsored by the Faulkner County Historical Society, these haunted tours through history will start at the Cadron Blockhouse. Continue reading
Abby Burnett, author of “Gone to the Grave,” will speak at the annual meeting of the Faulkner County Historical Society on Thursday, September 28 at 6:30 pm in Courtroom “A” of the Faulkner County Courthouse at 801 Locust St. in Conway. (Park in the back and enter the back door. Take the elevator to the second floor.)
Abby will talk about death and burial customs in the Arkansas Ozarks. She has also been on AETN’s “Silent Storytellers” documentary.
The new installation of the Springfield Bridge will be dedicated at Lake Beavorfork on Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 AM. Please park in the parking lot near the swimming area.