Monthly Archives: October 2022

Historic Preservation at Eureka Springs Cemetery

The Eureka Springs DAR chapter members from Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR, attended a headstone cleaning class with Eureka Springs Cemetery Superintendent Bruce Wright on Saturday, October 15. The ladies soaked, scrubbed, and cleaned 23 headstones. Some of the headstones were deceased DAR members and their families, others were stones needing attention due to their many years in the cemetery. The pictured headstone is of Joada John Cole. She was a member who died in 1996 and was an author and historian.

DAR Chapter Supporting Local Veterans in 2022

Often our veterans are forgotten and need a little help or an uplifting thought. Many in their later years find themselves in the hospital or nursing home with no family or support system during the holidays. Our community can thank veterans by remembering them at Christmas time with a simple gift. Abenschone Chapter, NSDAR filled 51 shoeboxes with necessary items, a few little surprises and a Christmas card wishing them a happy holiday and/or thanking them for their service and for keeping America free.

The boxes were distributed to veterans in Eureka Springs, Holiday Island, Berryville, and Green Forest to:

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