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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

April 30, 2011 EVENT Civil War, 2011-2015.

Old State House Museum
300 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72201
Ph: (501) 324-9685

Join us at the Old State House Museum on Saturday, April 30, 2011 as Arkansas commemorates the kick-off celebration for the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
Visitors to the museum will see a special screening of the new AETN documentary about the Civil War; special documents on exhibit from the Arkansas History Commission, such as the 1861 Arkansas Constitution and the original secession document; and the first of five exhibits put on by the Old State House Museum about the Civil War, titled An Enduring Union.
Living historians will be present throughout the day! Visitors to this special event will see a reenactment of the May 6, 1861 final vote on secession, flag presentations by two local companies, and state and militia troops camped out on the lawn. Hands-on activities will be available.
Activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free!

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