State Seminar and Tour of Historic Little Rock Central High School Attended by Local Heritage Volunteers

Two residents from Randolph County attended the “Profiles in Arkansas Black History” seminar at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock Saturday, June 14. Pat Johnson, Chairperson for the Eddie Mae Herron Center Board of Directors, and Cindy Robinett, Administrator of the Randolph County Heritage Museum were joined by others from across the state for…

Pat Johnson speaks to KAIT

KAIT TV Interview

Region 8 Museum Celebrates Black History Month View Video: Pocahontas Museum Dedicated to Black History POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) — Black History Month was established in 1976 as an expansion of Negro History Week, which was first started fifty years earlier in 1926. Originally a date marked to honor the birth date of Frederick Douglass, the…


Pocahontas Heritage Festival

The Herron Center had a concession stand at Pocahontas’ Riverfront Park Saturday June 30 as part of the National Canoe Races being held on the Black and Current Rivers. Barbeque sandwiches, hamburgers, Polish sausage with sautéed onions and green peppers. Yum! We had an open house and quilting demonstration September 29, 2007 as part of…