27th North Arkansas Ancestor Fair

27th North Arkansas Ancestor Fair

June 4. 2016

The Twenty-seventh North Arkansas Ancestor Fair will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016, at the First Christian Church in Marshall, Arkansas. Ray Hanley of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s “Arkansas postcard past” will give a program at 1:30 pm entitled “A Picture Postcard History of Searcy and Newton Counties.”
County and family genealogists and historians will have their information available to share and swap from 9 am to 3 pm at the First Christian Church. Genealogists and historians who want to share their information may begin to set up tables, which will be provided, at 7:30 am. Admittance is free for all events, but donations will be accepted to meet expenses. The Ancestor Fair sponsor is the Searcy County Historical Society, a 501 ( c ) 3 organization.
The First Christian Church in Marshall is off US Hwy 65N beside Simmons First Bank. An Ancestor Fair sign will be at the drive entrance.
Those who arrive on Friday may attend a Mixer-Dinner in order to meet other researchers and get a leg up on the following day’s activities. It will be held at 6:00 pm Friday, June 3rd at Los Aztecas Restaurant on Hwy 65N, Marshall. We will order from the menu.
For more information contact Shirley Gray, 870-448-3308 or by email at shirleysdream@windstream.net.

Ancestor Fair 2016

We will have the Ancestor Fair on Saturday, June 4, 2016, doors opening at  8:00 AM at the First Christian Church in Marshall. People who arrive on Friday or before to do research in the county or for the event on Saturday, may attend a get together at Los Aztecas,  the Mexican Restaurant in Marshall at 6:00 PM.  Due to the low attendance in recent years we have scaled down the program for 2016. There will be a one-hour speaker (like 10:00 to 11:00) on Saturday morning, the remainder of the day will be sharing and obtaining family history. There will no charge but we will take donations.