Lakeport Plantation’s 15th Anniversary Weekend, September 2-4, 2022

Join us in celebrating Lakeport Plantation’s 15th Anniversary as an Arkansas State University Heritage Site with a weekend of visiting with old friends and making new ones!

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Schedule Overview

Friday, September 2, 2022
-4:30 p.m.-Portrait unveiling of Lycurgus and Lydia’s restored 1858 Cogswell portraits.
-5:00-7:00 p.m.-Lakeport Libations with “A Taste of the Sites”-enjoy drinks and snacks from each of the Arkansas State University Heritage Sites:  Hemingway-Pfeiffer Home, Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash, Lakeport Plantation, and the Southern Tenant Farmer’s Museum.  Live music by “Delta String Band.”

Saturday, September 3, 2022
-9:15 a.m.-Welcome
-10:00 a.m.-Research Update from Dr. Tom DeBlack
-11:15 a.m.-Area Archeology Talk with Dr. Matthew Rooney, Arkansas Archeological Survey
-12:00 p.m.-Barbeque Lunch
-1:30 p.m.-Chicot County Then and Now
-2:30 p.m.-Director’s Update
-3:00 p.m.-Group Photo
-5:00 p.m.-Alligator Tails and Cocktails at Lake Chicot State Park-enjoy drinks and light refreshments with some local reptiles.
-6:00-8:00 p.m.-Fried Catfish Dinner at Lake Chicot State Park

Sunday, September 2022
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.-Lakeport Plantation House will be open for viewing
9:00 a.m.-Travel, on your own, to Rowher, Arkansas
10:00 a.m.-Visit Rowher Relocation Center Memorial Cemetery
10:45 a.m.-Travel, on your own, to Winchester, Arkansas
11:15 a.m.-Tour the Hollywood Plantation/Taylor House
12:00 p.m.-Lunch at Taylor House

Weekend Registration Includes
-Friday drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and live music
-Saturday refreshments, Lakeport talks, lunch, drinks, and dinner
-Sunday tours and lunch
-Lakeport Plantation Anniversary T-Shirt
Nonmembers – $150 per person
Members – $125 per person – Click here to join or renew membership – Please select “Other” and enter “Lakeport Plantation.”
Guests 17 & Under – $100 per person

Friday Evening Reception Only – September 2, 2022, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Nonmembers – $35 per person
Members – $30 per person – Click here to join or renew membership – Please select “Other” and enter “Lakeport Plantation.”

Saturday Cocktails and Dinner Only – September 3, 2022, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Nonmembers – $45 per person
Members – $40 per person – Click here to join or renew membership – Please select “Other” and enter “Lakeport Plantation.”

Tickets are limited.

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For additional information, please call, 870-265-6031, or email, roloughlin@astate.edu.