The Hempstead County Historical Society will be holding a meeting on Tuesday evening March 26, 2019 at the Presbyterian Church in Washington, Arkansas at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome. The guest speaker for the evening will be Dr. Carl Drexler, Station Archeologist from Southern Arkansas University. He will speak on the recent archeological findings at the Civil War site of Prairie D’Ane in Nevada County. When this civil war battle took place in April 1864 it was located in Hempstead County. This event is part and celebration of Arkansas Archeological month.
The Historical Society seeks to bring awareness to the rich heritage and history of Hempstead County. Come and share your history with us. If you have any questions concerning the event itself call 870-703-8256 or email [email protected]