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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

Historical Society Annual Meeting Set for March 15

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.

“Gone to the Grave” Author Abby Burnett to Speak at FCHS Annual Meeting

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.