AHPP Schedules February Cemetery Lectures

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present gravestone iconography lectures in Perryville and Fort Smith during February.

AHPP Special Projects Historian Holly Hope will present the free lecture – “Flora, Fauna and Faces: Reading Cemetery Symbolism”:

* At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, at the Max Milam Library at 609 Aplin Street in Perryville, sponsored by the Perry County Historical and Genealogical Society. For more information contact Hope at (501) 324-9148 or [email protected], or call Buford Suffridge at (501) 690-4333 or (501) 771-1012.

* At 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, in the Echols Conference Center at 504 North Waldron Road on the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith campus, sponsored by the Ark-Homa Chapter. For more information, contact Hope at (501) 324-9148 or [email protected], or Tim Mulvihill at (479) 788-7812 or [email protected].

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage agency responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

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