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 [...]
Friends of the Eddie Mae Herron Center took a bus trip to Henning, TN to visit the Alex Haley House Museum. You can read more about Alex Haley and the Alex Haley House Museum online or visit their facebook page.
On Saturday, March 26th, The Eddie Mae Herron Center Museum will be taking a group to tour the Alex Haley House Museum in Henning, TN. About the Alex Haley House Museum Originally known as the Palmer House, this ten-room, bungalow style home was constructed in 1918 and 1919 by Will E. Palmer, the maternal grandfather [...]
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 [...]
A bus load of Herron Center members and supporters boarded a Southern Coaches bus September 22 for a day-long trip to Little Rock to view the Emancipation Proclamation at the Clinton Presidential Library, and to visit Central High School, scene of great racial tension fifty years ago. Our group of about 50 arrived at the [...]
The Herron Center chartered a bus last spring to carry about 35 local people to Memphis to visit the National Civil Rights Museum. The group, ranging in age from school children to over age 90, toured the museum built around the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968.