Lakeport Legacies Schedule for 2016
March 24 · Meandering Rivers in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Influence on Human Civilization and Forest Resource Management · Dr. Brian Lockhart
April 28 · The Life and Wives of James Worthington Mason · Dr. Blake Wintory (Lakeport Plantation)
May 26 · The Adventures of the Bastianelli and Pianalto Sisters: History from the Tontitown Museum · Dr. Rebecca Howard (University of Arkansas)
June 23 · Clean Lines and Open Fields: A Look at Mid-Century Modern Architecture in the Arkansas Delta · Mason Toms (Arkansas Historic Preservation Program/Main Street Arkansas)
July 28 · Revising the Mississippi Capitol · Jennifer Baughn and Brenda Davis (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
August 25 · The Other Lycurgus Johnson: U.S. Colored Troops and Civil War Pension Files in Chicot County · Dr. Blake Wintory (Lakeport Plantation)
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.