Construction on new $10M Sultana Disaster Museum in Marion slated to start March 4

FILE - The steamboat Sultana is docked on the Mississippi River at Helena, Ark, on April 26, 1865. (Library of Congress via AP, File)
FILE - The steamboat Sultana is docked on the Mississippi River at Helena, Ark, on April 26, 1865. (Library of Congress via AP, File)

Construction on a new site in Marion for an east Arkansas museum that tells the story of "the worst maritime disaster in American history" is expected to begin March 4, the preservation society behind the effort announced on Wednesday.

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