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Two say Civil War-era device that prompted evacuation not land mine after all

Researchers look at blasted pieces

By Steven Mross

This article was published April 6, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.

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A Little Rock Air Force Base EOD team loads into their vehicle on Woodbeery Street what was initially believed to have been an old cannonball or landmine found on an excavation site near Danville. (The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen))

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A Civil War-era device found near Danville by a Hot Springs man that prompted the evacuation Thursday of a Hot Springs neighborhood was "definitely not a land mine," the Magnolia station archaeologists for the Arkansas Archeological Survey said Monday.

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95Dakota says... April 6, 2016 at 7:46 a.m.

I heard a while back that there was a Civil War museum opening in HS. Anybody know the location? I can't find any specifics online.

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