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Artifact of the Week — May 26, 2022

 Joseph Gregory Phillips and family at Pine Springs area, Barren Township, Independence County, Arkansas.  Joseph G. Phillips and his famiy migrated to the Pine Springs area west of Cave City in the mid to late 1880s from Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee. Pictured are Joseph and Martha Jane Brown Phillips and five of their nine children. … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — May 19, 2022

A two-story feed store located beside the railroad tracks and the Poke Bayou at Central Ave. Date: Ca 1940s. Cars of the 1930s and 1940s can be seen. Across Central Ave. can be seen Batesville Hatchery.  Also a sign “Corno Feeds”. A two story stone building located on Central Ave. beside the railroad tracks. It … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — May 12, 2022

A photo of David Hidy, Hope Spragins, Raye Rogers, and Twyla Wright at OIRM’s first birthday party, 1999. Ms. Raye turns 100 this year! Museum history fashion (women, men)

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Artifact of the Week — May 5, 2022

Who Am I ? Unknown photo from the Mindy Moore Collection-Donated to the Independence County Historical Society-housed at Old Independence Regional Museum. Do you recognize anyone? Let us know! Note: The photo has had its exposure adjusted to allow better visualization of the four men.

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Artifact of the Week — April 21, 2022

Who Am I ? The Museum has acquired a batch of old photos with no identification. Perhaps you might know one or more of the persons in the photo. Please give us a call or drop us a line if you can help!

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