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Arkansas Civil War 150 Grants Awarded

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Wednesday, March 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has awarded $14,565 in grants for nine projects to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree announced today.

Recipients of Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Grants were:

* Bill and Sharon Arnold Family Foundation of DeValls Bluff, $2,000 for a Civil War program

* Little Rock School District, $2,000 to transport students for programs at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History and the Old State House Museum in Little Rock

* Ozark Arts Council in Harrison, $2,000 for the play “Shenandoah – The Musical”

* Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena, $2,000 for the 152nd Anniversary Re-enactment of the Battle of Helena

* Dallas County Museum in Fordyce, $1,400 for the 151st Anniversary Re-enactment of the Battle of Marks’ Mills

* Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock, $280 to conserve a muster roll of the 46th United States Colored Infantry Regiment

* Reed’s Bridge Battlefield Preservation Society in Jacksonville, $2,000 for its annual event on the Bayou Meto battlefield

* Clayton House in Fort Smith, $885 for “Civil War Days in Fort Smith and the Sutton Mansion: An Earlier Clayton House Chapter”

* Clay County, $2,000 for a re-enactment of military activities at Chalk Bluff.

Civil War Sesquicentennial Grants of up to $2,000 are awarded four times per year, as funding is available. The next deadline is Friday, May 22.

Grant applications and guidelines can be downloaded at http://www.arkansascivilwar150.com/historical-markers/grants.aspx, or can be requested by writing to ACWS Grants, 1500 Tower Building, 323 Center Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, sending an e-mail to [email protected], or calling (501) 324-9877.

Civil War Sesquicentennial Grants may be used for, but are not limited to, the following types of projects:

* Development of plans for local commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial

* Speakers’ fees and materials for symposia, conferences and workshops

* Development of museum exhibits or interpretive materials related to local Civil War events

* Development of printed materials, educational software, films, or videos interpreting the Civil War in Arkansas.

For more information on sesquicentennial plans, visit www.arkansascivilwar150.com or e-mail [email protected].

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission is housed within the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. 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 and the Historic Arkansas Museum.



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