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Artifact of the Week — November 19, 2020

November 18th was chosen this week by Day Sponsors Bill & Janis Walmsley. The poster reads-Take care and stay safe!  The campaign ad is from the 70’s but he is still caring about the people of our community!

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Artifact of the Week – November 12, 2020

Day Sponsor Matt Luoma sponsored November 9th for  Jeff Edwards 1887-1959.

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Artifact of the Week — November 5, 2020

November 1st celebrated the 14th year in business here in Independence County for FutureFuel. The company is a leader in the Biofuel industry, while also maintaining the facility’s status as a world class specialty chemical manufacturer.  They are long time day sponsors of the Museum.

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Artifact of the Week — October 29, 2020

Captain Charles Warner at the famed “Governors’ Corner” northeast of Batesville, Arkansas in 1967 Marker reads as follows:                      Near this spot stood the homes of                               THREE GOVERNORS                     OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS                   Thomas S. Drew        (1844-1849)                   Elisha Baxter              (1873-1874)                   William R. Miller           (1877-1881) Powell Guard Collection # 251

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Artifact of the Week — October 15, 2020

The town center of Floral, Arkansas in the early 1900s. Many men stand looking up to where the photographer stood.  The building on the left is Luther Gilbert’s store. The store in the upper middle was owned by Bird and Claude Brown. The Floral post office opened in 1879 with Joel Mark Jeffrey appointed the … Continue reading »

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