Holocaust Survivor Henry Greenbaum Visits Center

Holocaust survivor, Henry Greenbaum, visited the Eddie Mae Herron Center. [photospace] Combined audiences of approximately 1500 people heard Holocaust survivor Henry Greenbaum tell of his harrowing experiences in the attempted Genocide of the Jews and other groups of people by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II. Greenbaum spoke for almost an hour…

Christmas Open House

The Eddie Mae Herron Museum/Center will participate in the Pocahontas Chamber of Commerce 2011 Tour of Homes on December 11 and the Center will remain open throughout the Christmas Holidays for tours.  The Center’s Christmas Committee invites everyone to stop by the Museum for a step back in time where the decorations will represent simpler times…

William Looney Tavern

Celebration of Project Reach

The Eddie Mae Herron Center would like to invite everyone to the Project Reach (Researching Early Arkansas Cultural Heritage) event the weekend of   October 27-28-29. This event will celebrate the official opening of the Rice-Upshaw House and the William Looney Tavern near the Dalton Community to the general public. The Rice-Upshaw House was built in 1828 and the…

The Emancipation Proclamation

Freedom Essay

The Eddie Mae Herron Center is sponsoring an essay contest to those students entering the 9th – 12th grades. The topic of the essay is: “What Does Freedom Mean to Me?”. The deadline for the essay is June 15th. You can drop your essay by the Eddie Mae Herron Center or e-mail them to pat@herroncenter.org.…

Dr. Derrick D. McKissic

Juneteenth Celebration

The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum and Black River Technical College will host the 2nd annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 17th and 18th 2011. Download PDF of events Friday evening, June 17th event will be held at the Development Center at Black River Technical College . 6:00 p.m. A meet and greet with refreshments in the lobby, sponcered by BRTC…

Celia Anderson

Celia Anderson Book Signing

Celia Anderson visited the Eddie Mae Herron Center on March 18, 2011 to sign her latest book “Daddy’s Home”. The book signing was followed by a luncheon hosted at the center. Celia Anderson is one of today’s best and brightest upcoming authors. Her stories and articles both educate and inspire. Ms. Anderson holds a Master’s…