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.
Category Archives: Historic Preservation
Certificate of Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
The Abendschone Chapter Historic Preservation Chair, Suzanne Williams, received an award for thirty plus years of volunteer work in historic preservation. She researched and published her book Nebraska and the CCC: Young Men at Their Best, preserving the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Nebraska. She interviewed over 150 men who worked in the CCC as young men. Other volunteer work in Eureka Springs is notable for her research for the cemetery, her work at the historic museum, and her research for the annual historic calendars published by a local bank.
Historic Preservation Award
Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR and the NSDAR Historic Preservation Committee present a Certificate of Award to Gloria Stevens for Excellence in Historic Preservation.
Abendschone Chapter NSDAR Members Honor Past Chapter Members
On May 17, Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR of Eureka Springs, Arkansas held an event at the historic Eureka Springs Cemetery to mark the graves of past chapter members. Continue reading
Abendschone Chapter NSDAR Helps with Memorial Day Preparations
Eureka Springs Cemetery sextant, Gloria Stephens, prepared short biographies of veterans and other important historical figures buried in the Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Cemetery. Continue reading