The staff and volunteers at Old Independence Regional Museum will be hosting a Valentine program for area senior citizens on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. Participants will learn about the history of Valentineís Day and will examine some of the Valentineís related artifacts from Old Independence Regional Museumís archives. Frances Mathis, museum volunteer, will lead jewelry making craft.
This program is free. Space is limited to 15 participants and reservations are required. Please call the museum at 870-793-2121 to reserve your space!
This humanities program is made possible by local support from Independence County and the City of Batesville, as well as by Challenge Grant Endowment funding from the National Endowment of the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Old Independence serves a 12-county area: Baxter, Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Marion, Poinsett, Sharp, Stone, White, and Woodruff. Parts of these present-day counties comprised the original Independence County in 1820s Arkansas territory.