Ancestor Fair – 2011

22nd North Arkansas Ancestor Fair

Civil War Sesquicentennial

Marshall, Arkansas – June 3-4, 2011

Friday, June 3, 2011

SESSION I: Genealogical Help. VFW Museum, Marshall – $7.50

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a. m.: Finding Confederate Ancestors
Russell P. Baker, Arkansas History Commission, Retired

11:00 a.m – 12:00 noon: Finding Union Ancestors
Russell P. Baker, Arkansas History Commission, Retired
(DNA surprise for some Searcy/Newton County families)

12:00 noon – 1 p.m.: Lunch break
(There are a number of places in Marshall where you can have lunch)

SESSION II: Background for Civil War North Arkansas. VFW Museum, Marshall – $7.50

1:00 – 2:00 p. m.: Searcy County & North Arkansas January to October 1861: Recruiting for Dixie
James Johnston

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.: North Arkansas Peace Society and the Chain Gang: November 1861 to April 1862
James Johnston
(Attend Session I and II for $10)

There will be no cost for the 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. session
Chain Gang Seminar: Telling Your Chain Gang Stories

MIXER DINNER: 6:30 p.m. – ?
Sunset Restaurant, Hwy. 65S, Marshall.
$13 at the door.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

ANCESTOR FAIR: Civic Center, Zack Road, Marshall

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.: Providers set up
9:00 a. m. – 3:00 p.m.: ANCESTOR FAIR (Free)
Doors open for Genealogy Swap Meet
No pre-registration required, sign in for your table when you set up

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