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In town and country, all with a story to tell.

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In town and country, all with a story to tell.

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    Dinner'll Soon Be Ready: Memories of Glade, Arkansas

    Dinner'll Soon Be Ready: Memories of Glade, Arkansas

    Patricia Heck, vice president of the Glade Community Historical Society, discusses a memoir by Lillie Edens Preston about life in the northeast Benton County, Arkansas, community of Glade. Recorded January 16, 2013.

    • 40 min
    The Making of the Atlas of Arkansas

    The Making of the Atlas of Arkansas

    Dr. Tom Paradise, professor of geography, cartography, and Middle East studies at the University of Arkansas, discusses his book, the Atlas of Arkansas. The book is a representation of Arkansas and all of its wonder, stories, beauty, and history.

    • 46 min
    History of Beaver Lake

    History of Beaver Lake

    Dr. Robert Morgan, manager of environmental quality at Beaver Water District, discusses the history of Northwest Arkansas’s water supply from the late 1800s to the present.

    • 52 min
    Eureka Springs History

    Eureka Springs History

    Local historian John Fuller Cross shares stories from the colorful history of Eureka Springs, a Victorian village in the Arkansas Ozarks. A Eureka Springs native, Cross is chairman of the board of Cornerstone Bank, and owner of the Historic Bank of Eureka Springs Museum.

    • 42 min
    Sundown Towns in Arkansas

    Sundown Towns in Arkansas

    Dr. Guy Lancaster, editor for the online Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture, discusses his extensive research on “sundown towns” in Arkansas—communities where white residents expelled all or most of their African American residents. According to Dr. Lancaster, some 100 towns in Arkansas are suspected to have been sundown towns, most of them located in the northern and western sections of the state.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Madison County Mysteries

    Madison County Mysteries

    A castle in the hills, a lone marked grave, a Civil War massacre. Joy Russell, president of the Madison County Genealogical and Historical Society, shares some historical mysteries of Madison County, solved and unsolved.

    • 37 min

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