Trevor Douglas with acorns he found on the Crawford County Courthouse lawn when Parkview Elementary School second-graders went on a walking tour of downtown with Shelle Stormoe, education coordinator for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.
photos by KENNETH FRY
Second graders from Parkview Elementary School were in downtown Van Buren Feb. 19 for a presentation on historic preservation by Shelle Stormoe, education coordinator for the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.Stormoe led a “History in Your Backyard” walking tour of downtown where she told the students about Van Buren’s history and local sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant properties.
Lindsay Bonilla and son E.J. look at an old photograph of downtown Van Buren during a presentation at the King Opera House.