The planned Pine Street Community Museum will be the featured topic of the Faulkner County Historical Society’s annual meeting and public program Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m. in Courtroom A, Faulkner County Courthouse, 801 Locust, Conway, AR.
Rebekah Bilderback, president of the historical society, will recap the year’s activities and share plans for a special commemorative “Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings” issue on the Springfield Bridge. The society plans to share community stories about the old bridge in this special issue.
Dr. Lloyd Hervey, Leona Walton and Margaret Turner will share stories about their time as students at Pine Street School. The high school’s final commencement took place in 1967 and the elementary school closed in 1969. Anthony Hoskins, who is chairing the committee to develop and create the Pine Street Community Museum, will also share plans to establish the museum.
After the presentation, guests will have an opportunity to visit the Faulkner County Museum to view some of the artifacts that have already been collected for the Pine Street Community Museum. Refreshments will be served.
For more information about the Faulkner County Historical Society or to become a member, go to www.faulknerhistory.org This website is full of stories and articles about Faulkner County history. Members can pay their dues online. Membership includes a subscription to the “Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings” that is published twice a year.