Documentary evidence points to the existence of a community of freedmen and freedwomen settling within current Hot Springs National Park boundaries in the late 1800s.
Archeologist to share results of 2022 excavations in SW Arkansas
This talk will recount the summer’s digs and reveal what is now known about the site, Caddo saltmaking, Settler saltmaking, and the deep history of the region.
Arkansas counties with the most pre-war homes: STACKER
Counties are ranked by the highest percent of homes that were built before 1939 based on 2020 5-year estimates.
Barker presenting ‘Making Mississippian Meanings’
In this talk, Barker will explore ways to draw supportable inferences that help make sense of individual motifs from the ancient American midcontinent and, by understanding how these motifs are arranged in individual artworks or artifacts, lets us better understand the larger meanings these motifs and objects reference.
Toltec Mounds topic of April 5 meeting
Dr. Paige Ford will present “Reconstructing and Building Relationships: Meeting the New Toltec Station Archeologist” at the next meeting of the Ouachita Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society. This talk will be held on Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the board room at Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts, 200 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs. It is free and open to the public.
Trubitt to present Arkadelphia archaeology talk at ASMSA
In her presentation, Trubitt will discuss two historic house sites in Arkadelphia – the J. E. M. Barkman House and Magnolia Manor – that have been investigated by archeologists from the Arkansas Archeological Survey’s Henderson State University Research Station.
Jack Daniels, Alpine’s ‘Last Miner’, to conduct Q&A Nov. 2
Daniels is a 96-year-old former miner at several cinnabar mines in the Amity area.