2014 Lakeport Legacies Schedule
Lakeport Legacies is a monthly history talk held on one of the last Thursdays in the spring and summer months. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments and conversation at 5:30 pm · Program at 6:00 pm
March 20 · Remembering Camp Monticello: Archaeology of Arkansas’s World War II Home Front Heritage · Dr. Jodi Barnes (University of Arkansas, Monticello · Arkansas Archeological Survey)
April 24 · Drennen Dale: John Drennen’s Unfinished Legacy in Chicot County · Tom Wing (Drennen-Scott Historic Site · University of Arkansas, Fort Smith)
May 29 · Truths & Reinterpreting the Past: Examples from the Lower Mississippi Valley · Clinton Bagley (Mississippi Department of Archives & History)
June 19 · Bowie Knives: The Chicot County Connection · Bill Worthen (Historic Arkansas Museum, Director)
July 31 · Images of Chicot County: A Book Project · Dr. Blake Wintory (Lakeport Plantation) & LaRhonda Mangrum (Arkansas Gravestones Project)
August 28 · Slave Life in Chicot County: Toil and Resistance on the River · Kelly Jones (University of Arkansas)
September 25 · UAM’s Historic Properties and Tourism in Southeast Arkansas · Dr. John Kyle Day (University of Arkansas, Monticello)
Lakeport Legacies meets at Lakeport Plantation — 601 Hwy 142, Lake Village, Arkansas.
Call 870.265.6031 or visit http://lakeport.astate.edu for more information.
The Lakeport Plantation is an Arkansas State University Heritage Site.