September 2011 events sanctioned by the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission include re-enactments, exhibits and lectures, ACWSC Chairman Tom Dupree recently announced.
A complete listing of scheduled sesquicentennial activities, as well as additional information on the activities listed below, can be found at http://www.arkansascivilwar150.com/events/.
Among the Civil War sesquicentennial events during September are:
• "Civil War Arkansas, 1861-1865," the ACWSC’s traveling exhibit, will be displayed at the Clinton House Museum in Fayetteville Sept. 1 through 11; call (877) 245-6445 or email email@example.com for more information.
• Civil War at Ashley’s Mills, a series of lectures and tours hosted by the Scott Plantation Settlement at Scott, will be held Sept. 10; call (501) 227-7699 or email Anne6389@att.net for more information.
• Federal Occupation of Fort Smith, a commemoration of Union occupation of Fort Smith, will be part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Fort Smith National Historic Site on Sept. 17; call (479) 783-3961 for details.
• Huntsville Massacre Lecture, a program on a Civil War incident in Madison County, will be held at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale on Sept. 21; call (479) 750-8165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
• "Civil War on the Home Front," a lecture by Susan Young of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, will be held at the Community Room on the east side of the Berryville Public Square Sept. 22 as part of the dedication of the "Berryville in the Civil War" historical marker; email email@example.com for more information.
• "Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War," a traveling exhibit of the National Museum for Civil War Medicine, will be on display at the University for Medical Sciences in Little Rock through Sept. 24; call (501) 686-6733 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
• Mississippi County Enlistment Re-enactment, a commemoration of local units enrolling in the Confederate army, and other activities will be held Sept. 24 in downtown Osceola; call (870) 563-6161 or email email@example.com for more information.
• Fall Clean-up and Park Beautification, an opportunity for volunteers to share their time and efforts at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, will be held Sept. 24; call (479) 846-2990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• 148th Anniversary of the Battle of Chalk Bluff, a re-enactment at Chalk Bluff Natural Area in Clay County, will be held Sept. 24-25; call (870) 926-2985 or email email@example.com for more information.
• Food and Medicine of the Civil War and Before, a program about what people ate and what they did to cure their illnesses, will be held Sept. 26 at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton; call (501) 778-4766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
• "Civil War Arkansas, 1861-1865," the ACWSC’s traveling exhibit, will be displayed at the Ouachita Technical College Library in Malvern Sept. 19-October 2; call (501) 337-5000 for more information.
• Struggle and Strife: South Sebastian County Families in the Civil War Era, an exhibit at the Old Jail Museum in Greenwood describing how the Civil War affected the region, will continue during Sept.: call (479) 996-6357 or email email@example.com for additional information.
• "An Enduring Union" Exhibit, an exhibit at the Old State House Museum in Little Rock focusing on why Arkansas commemorates its Civil War veterans, will continue during September.; call (501) 324-9685 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• "Reel to Real" Exhibit, an exhibit at Little Rock’s Historic Arkansas Museum contrasting artifacts from the movie Gone with the Wind with items from Civil War Arkansas, will continue during September; call (501) 324-9351 or email email@example.com for more information.