Arkansas is rich in history, but there’s a difference between places and events in the past that should be celebrated, and those that should be honored, and never forgotten. The Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail marks events and locations that fall into the latter category, sites in Little Rock that were significant to the national Civil Rights Movement.
The Clinton House Museum is excited to host 1968: A Folsom Redemption at the museum from September 1 to October 20, 2019. Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of a landmark event, this exhibit is a collection of photographs and memories of two journalists lucky enough to be among a handful of eyewitnesses to the historic Johnny Cash concerts at Folsom Prison.
Fifty years ago today, on June 20, 1969, Life Magazine published an article about notable recent college graduates and their rousing commencement speeches. Nested in the middle of the article was Hillary Rodham’s photo and an excerpt of her commencement address to the graduating class of Wellesley College.
Our next History Happy Hour is a celebration of the history of Dickson Street. We are going to bring the beer, the food, the music, and the venue. We want YOU to bring the exhibit!