Ancestor Fair 2014


Twenty-fifth North Arkansas Ancestor Fair

Civil War Sesquicentennial

June 6 & 7, 2014

Leslie & Marshall, Arkansas

                      SIDE SHOWS                                                                                                     Friday, June 6, 2014

 SESSION I: Ozark Heritage Arts Center, Leslie


8:30 a.m.–9:15 a.m.: The Coming of the Civil War

Mark Christ, Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission

9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: Researching & Accessing Civil War Collection,

Special Collections, University of Arkansas–Fayetteville

Timothy G Nutt, Head of Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries

        11:00 a.m.–12:00: Civil War Resources at Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Brian Robertson, Butler Center, Central Arkansas Library System

SESSION II: Ozark Heritage Arts Center


1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.: Civil War Holdings –Center for Arkansas History & Culture

Dr Colin Woodward, Center for Arkansas History and Culture, UALR

2:30 p. m.–3:30 p.m.: Searcy County 1864: Union Raids, Guerrillas, Refugees

James J Johnston, Searcy County Historical Society

                   6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.: MIXER DINNER                 

Petit Jean Co-op, Airport Road, Marshall


Saturday, June 7, 2014

ANCESTOR FAIR: Marshall Civic Center (Air Conditioned): Zack Road

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.: Providers set up

9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.: ANCESTOR FAIR (Free)

Genealogical Swap Meet:

No registration required for any event.  Just show up; we’ll make a place for you.

Contact: Shirley J. Gray 870-448-3308;