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Last Chance for Civil War Seminar!

Old State House Museum - Tuesday, October 06, 2015

TODAY is the last chance to register for this Saturday’s “The Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War” seminar! 

From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. this Saturday, October 10, we will be joined by many of the most familiar names in Arkansas Civil War history to hear their insights into the effects of the Civil War's end on Arkansas and Arkansans.

Speakers at the “Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War” will be:

•Dr. Jamie Brandon of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville as MC

•Dr. Elliott West of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville on “Arkansas: Where One War's Edge Was Another War's Center”

•Dr. Carl Moneyhon of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on “Conflicting Civil War Memories and Cultural Divides in Arkansas”

•Dr. Jeannie Whayne of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville on “The Civil War and the Burden of Arkansas History”

•Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch of Arkansas State University on “’How Free is Free?’: African Americans in Post-Civil War Arkansas”

•Dr. Kelly Houston Jones of Austin Peay University on “Women After the War: Profiles of Change and Continuity”

•Dr. Tom DeBlack of Arkansas Tech University on “’What Is to Become of Us?’: The Postwar Lives of Major Figures in Civil War Arkansas”

Registration for the seminar is $15, which includes lunch. To register, contact Tanya Canada at (501) 683-2954 or [email protected] The deadline to register is October 6.

The seminar will be co-hosted by the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Old State House Museum.