2015 Lakeport Legacies Schedule

March 19 · Doc Hollywood: The Archaeology of Health and Healing at Hollywood Plantation · Dr. Jodi Barnes (Arkansas Archeological Survey)

April 30 · Images and History of Chicot County: Book Project Update · Dr. Blake Wintory (Lakeport Plantation)

May 28 · Ancestral Activity: Doing African American Genealogy in Arkansas & Chicot County · Rhonda Stewart (Butler Center, Central Arkansas Library System)

June 25 · Absentee Masters of the Mississippi River · Dr. Kelly Jones (Austin Peay University)

July 30 · Annie Read Reeves’ Chicot County Civil War Diary, 1861-1863 · Dr. Blake Wintory (Lakeport Plantation)

August 27 · Delta Modern (Architecture) · Jennifer Baughn (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)


Lakeport Legacies is a monthly history talk held at the Lakeport Plantation focusing on history in the Delta.  Lakeport Legacies meets on one of the last Thursdays of the spring and summer months at 5:30 p.m. with the program starting at 6:00 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. Guests are asked to RSVP. The Lakeport Plantation is located at 601 Hwy 142, Lake Village, Arkansas. For more information call 870.265.6031 or visit https://lakeport.astate.edu.