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Washington to host living history conference

By submitted, 02/9/18 2:31 PM



WASHINGTON – Historic Washington State Park will be hosting the annual conference of the Arkansas Living History Association on February 23-25,. The theme of the conference will be “History Changes the World”. Workshops and Sessions on different aspects of bringing history alive will be presented.

This association is dedicated to the advancement of living history as a form of interpretation, the encouragement of interaction and cooperation between individuals and institutions engaged in living history, the promotion of professional standards among living historians and at living history sites, and the development of public support for andinterest in living history in Arkansas.

All are welcome to attend the conference, become a member, and to learn more about the field of living history in Arkansas. To register for the conference and view the conference schedule go to www.arkansaslivinghistory.com. Registration deadline is Friday, February 16. Questions on the conference email alhacommunications@gmail.com.

Historic Washington State Park, a restoration village preserving one of Arkansas’ most prominent 19th century towns, is located on US 278 nine miles north of Hope and can be reached by taking Exit 30 off Interstate 30. For more information visit www.HistoricWashingtonStatePark.com or call (870)983-2684.

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