You still have time to put your own “Letter to the Future” in for the Hempstead County Bicentennial Time Capsule. The deadline has been extended to Saturday, December 15 to turn in letters.
A booth will also be set up during the December 15 celebration to complete your “Letter to the Future”. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the formation of Hempstead County, Arkansas, the Hempstead County Bicentennial Committee offering an opportunity for you to send a one page “Letter to the Future” on a provided form.
These will be placed in the Time Capsule for future generations to see 50 years from now in 2068 and look back on what Hempstead County life was like in the year 2018.
People and organizations are encouraged to write anything you would like people in 2068 to know. Every citizen of the county can turn in one sheet of paper. The standard letter form can be downloaded online or picked up at the Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce.
Each community in the county is also being asked to donate some artifacts or items representing their communities that will also go in the time capsule. Contact your local mayor for more information.
The Hempstead County Bicentennial Committee seeks to promote events and celebrations around this significant year for Hempstead County.