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"Arkansas Goes to War" as part of sesquicentennial event
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"Arkansas Goes to War" as part of sesquicentennial event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – “A Gathering Storm: Arkansas Goes to War” is the theme of the seventieth annual conference of the Arkansas Historical Association, which will be held April 14-16 in Little Rock. The deadline to register is March 15.

The conference will feature sessions on a variety of topics centering on events in Arkansas history as the state’s citizens prepared for military conflict. While many speakers will address events linked to the Civil War, other sessions will cover the U.S. Mexican War, World War I and the Korean War.

In addition to the history sessions, the conference includes a reception at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, an awards banquet at the Clinton Presidential Library, and tours of Civil War sites in Central Arkansas, Mount Holly Cemetery, and Oakland-Fraternal Cemetery. There also will be a genealogical workshop.

Registration for “A Gathering Storm: Arkansas Goes to War” is only $5, and the registration form and agenda for the conference are available at http://www.arkansashistoricalassociation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28&Itemid=34. The conference is an official Arkansas Civil War sesquicentennial event.

The mission of the Arkansas Historical Association is to promote the preservation, writing, publishing, teaching and understanding of Arkansas state history through the publication of the Arkansas Historical Quarterly as well as other activities.

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