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Mickey to present ‘Preserving History and Culture’

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Barry Mickey, Director of the Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County, will present “Preserving History and Culture in a Changing Environment” at the next meeting of the Ouachita Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society. This talk will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. in the board room at Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts (200 Whittington, Hot Springs). The event is free and open to the public. 

Mickey is Director of the Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County. Submitted photo

The Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County, located in Mount Ida, Arkansas, is a private, non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Montgomery County. In operation since 2000, it offers both indoor and outdoor displays and genealogical information. One of the highlight events is the Sorghum Festival hosted by the museum each October.

The Heritage House Museum curates artifacts that show life in the Ouachita Mountains during the last two centuries.  | Submitted photo

Mickey received a Bachelor of Arts in French and Anthropology from the University of Mississippi and an Master of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. He has been a professor of French and English, a social worker, and a professor of Social Work in Mississippi, Algeria, Arkansas, Iowa, Ohio, and Haiti. For the past two years he has served as Director of the Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County.

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