Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 10:24 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

3 more Civil War markers approved

By ArkansasOnline

This article was published July 30, 2014 at 1:43 p.m.

Three Civil War markers have been approved in Faulkner, Izard and Saline counties, the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission announced this week.

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Markers program helps to tell stories about Arkansas communities and the Civil War's effect on them. The commission works with local partners who submit applications for historical markers to be placed in their areas in conjunction with the war's 150th anniversary.

In Faulkner County, the marker will be placed at Cadron Settlement Park in Conway, near the historical community of Cadron, the site of frequent ferry crossings during the Civil War. The marker is sponsored by the Faulkner County Historical Society.

In Izard County, a marker to commemorate the Wild Haws expedition of March 10-12, 1864, will be placed at County Roads 9 and 57 at LaCrosse. The marker is sponsored by the Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society.

And a marker sponsored by the Saline County History and Heritage Society will be placed on the Saline County Courthouse grounds in Benton.

To date, 88 markers have been approved in 55 counties. The commission's goal is to have a Civil War Sesquicentennial Historical Marker in each of Arkansas' 75 counties by the end of the sesquicentennial observance in 2015.

More information on the historical marker program and monthly sesquicentennial activities is available at the commission's website at arkansascivilwar150.com.

Comments on: 3 more Civil War markers approved

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.

TOP JOBS

  • Telemarketing agents

    Needed Position is part-time Starting at $9.00/hour Plus Bo...
    Bryant, AR

  • Heavy equipment oper

    heavy equip. operators City of Helena-West HelenaRegional La...
    WEST HELENA, AR

  • Employment

    Do you talk too much? Do you like people? Help us help you! ...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Donate plasma

    . Save LivesEarn money when you donate at Octapharma PlasmaB...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Account executive sales and marketing

    The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette , a successful and growing le...
    Little Rock, AR

Search 720 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online