Subscribe Register Login

Air Force Base given 'all clear' after lockdown

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 7:33 p.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Civil War markers approved in Phillips, Benton counties

By Lisa Burnett

This article was published July 9, 2014 at 11:51 a.m.

Two applications for historical markers in Benton and Phillips counties were approved by the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission on Wednesday.

Peter Van Winkle’s Mill, which was destroyed during the Civil War, will be commemorated in Van Winkle Hollow within the Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers, the commission said in a statement.

The Delta Heritage Trail State Park in Helena-West Helena will play host to a marker to commemorate the Jan. 12, 1863, Lick Creek Skirmish. The marker will be placed at the Lick Creek Trailhead within the park.

The commission said it hopes to have at least one marker in each Arkansas county by the end of 2015. So far, the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has approved 83 markers in 51 of the state's 75 counties.

More information about the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission is available here.

Comments on: Civil War markers approved in Phillips, Benton counties

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.


  • Entry level position open in diesel

    fuel injection industry. In house training. Must have own b...

  • Extension associate

    university of arkansas at pine bluffcooperative Extension Pr...

  • Construction workers

    construction workers Robinson Construction Company is accept...
    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

  • Sp.lang. pathologist

    Early Childhood Special Education Speech Language Pathologis...

  • Sales rep

    russellville need a fulltime salesman in russellville to ca...
    Russellville, AR

Search 861 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online