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Upcoming Events!


Special Veterans Day Memorial


Saturday, November 11, 2017

11:00 am

Howell Cemetery on Redfork Road


A War of 1812 commemorative marker will be placed at the
grave of William Wolverton who was born in 1785 and died in 1849.  Mr. Wolverton, as a member of the Louisiana Militia, fought in the Battle of New Orleans. 

  This ceremony is presented by George and Sheila Mitchell in conjunction with the Daughters of War of 1812 and Sons of War of 1812 with assistance from the Desha County Historical Society.



Monday January 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Desha County Museum, Dumas, AR


               All Board members are encouraged to attend and                 interested individuals are welcome!


Past Events



Napoleon - The Lost Town



Shelia and George Mitchell will present a program on Napoleon

February 19, 2017 at 2:00pm


Desha County Museum
Hwy 165 East
Dumas, Arkansas

All are invited to attend this informative presentation


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