Oakland Cemetery Carriage Ride

Sep 28, 2010 by

Oakland-Fraternal Cemetery Carriage Tour & Fundraiser Sunday October 10, 2009 Tour Times 1:00pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm $20 admission per person for a 30 minute horse and carriage ride. Proceeds will help restore Oakland-Fraternal. Oakland-Fraternal Cemetery is located 2101 Barber Avenue , next to the National Cemetery and Booker Arts Magnet School in Little Rock, Arkansas. To purchase tickets please contact Lakresha Diaz: lxdiaz@ualr.edu or 255-0839. All tickets will be sold in...

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St. Joseph’s Orphanage

Sep 28, 2010 by

Group lays plans to revitalize St. Joseph Home St. Joseph Home in North Little Rock has been leased to a group of Catholics who hope to turn the 100-year-old building into a place where its Catholic mission can continue.  Read the...

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ArGenWeb

Sep 28, 2010 by

Since I haven’t visited the ArGenWeb lately, I thought I would do so and review one county every day.  Let’s start with the  overall “State” page and the “Unknown County” page.  The ArGenWeb is run by Betsy Mills, ARGenWeb State Coordinator; Jeff Kemp, ARGenWeb Asst. State Coordinator; and  Gina Heffernan, ARGenweb Archives Coordinator.  All three have maintained this website for 8 plus years and work hard to keep all 75 counties (& coordinators) running smoothly. Main resources that cover the entire state: World War II Casualties Guide to Genealogy Research in Arkansas Arkansas Civil War Information And then you have the “Archives” section.  This is where you will find hundreds of transcriptions for census records, marriage records, military records, cemeteries, etc.  This can be hit or miss but well worth checking out. Arkansas Archives...

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Chronicling America Update

Sep 28, 2010 by

Chronicling America Gets a Big Update by RESEARCHBUZZ on SEPTEMBER 27, 2010 The Library of Congress announced within the last couple of weeks a big upgrades to its Chronicling America Web site, a historic newspaper archive. The upgraded archive has an additional 380,000 pages, including newspapers from three new states (Louisiana, Montana, and South Carolina.) The upgrade also extends the collections coverage further into the Civil War era. Chronicling...

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Horace Hunter Fisher Memorial Nature Trail...

Sep 28, 2010 by

The Horace Hunter Fisher Memorial Trail Nature Trail is located in Lake Catherine State Park in Hot Spring County. What is interesting to me about this historical marker is that it is actually a bible verse. Lake Catherine State Park Mark and I hiked this trail to reach Lake Catherine Falls, which sadly in the summer is nothing more than a trickle, as you can see.  Save it for the...

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