Black History Month celebration of achievements of African-Americans and the recognition of African-Americans and their role in U.S. history. Black history month was originally know as, “Negro History Week,” founded by Carter G. Woodson. In 1976, the month of February has been designated as Black History Month. Along with the USA, Canada and the United…Details
Schedule of Events for Black History Month: All events begin at 10:00 a.m. with the exception of the Hog Killing which begin at 8;00 a.m. February 6th Mrs. Kay McFall and Lisa Perry will be presenting stories through songs. February 10th Mrs. Anna Cook will demonstrate Kitchen Tools of the Past February 13th The Center will celebrate…Details
The Eddie Mae Herron Center is chartering a bus to Little Rock on Saturday, February the 4th to kick off their annual Black History Month celebration. They will be visiting the Central High School Museum and the Mosanic Templers Cultural Center/Museum. The bus ticket will be $25 per person. They need at least 55 people to…Details
The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum will be hosting their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration on January 16, 2012. There will be a march across Pocahontas starting at 10am at the Courthouse on Broadway. We will walk down Marr Street to the Community Center on Geneva Street. The public is invited to march with…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
The West Central Church of Christ performed at the Juneteenth Celebration held at the Eddie Mae Herron Center.
Southern Gospel Quartet Homeward Bound will perform Friday, June 17th at 6pm during our Juneteenth Celebration at the Randolph County Development Center on the campus of Black River Technical College.
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 email@example.com.…Details