Jessica Scott 
Arkansas State University 


Saturday September 28, 2013 from 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM CDT
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Dean B. Ellis Library 
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Helena Civil War Tour  

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When: Saturday, September 28

Departing from: Dean B. Ellis Library Parking Lot 

Departure Time: 7:00 a.m.

Cost: FREE (Only 27 spots available, use Code: ASUDISCOUNT when registering to claim your FREE spot!)

  $50.00 when free spots are full

Guide:  Dr. Lillie Fears

*Schedule of Events

7:00 a.m.  - Begin boarding vans in parking lot behind Ellis Library

7:30 a.m.  - Depart Jonesboro

10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.  - Arrive Delta Cultural Center- Depot Museum

Greetings by DCC Staff, followed by self-guided tour

11:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m.  - Delta Cultural Center Depot Museum

Self-guided Tour

11:50 a.m.  - Luncheon, DCC Depot Museum

           Welcome by Cathy Cunningham, Community Dev. Rep., Southern Bancorp

-Film Screening - "The Battle for Freedom" – by Dr. Michael Bowman, filmmaker and assistant professor of journalism, Arkansas State University

Tour Civil War Interpretative Sites

  • 1:15 p.m. Ft. Curtis, Hornor House
  • 2:00 p.m. Batteries C & D
  • 2:45 p.m. Freedom Park, Estevan Hall
  • 3:30 p.m. Confederate Cemetery
  • 4:15 p.m. Depart to Pick up Box Meal at Delta Cultural Center- Visitor's Center

4:30 p.m. Depart for Jonesboro

7:30 p.m. Arrive in Jonesboro

*All times are approximate. Afternoon outdoor schedule subject to adjustments in the event there are inclement weather conditions.


Certain risks of personal physical injury, property damage or other losses exist with respect to participation in camps/clinics/workshops, etc. at ASUJ. Participants must assume all risks of any such personal injuries, property damages, or other losses that participant may sustain as a result of participation in said events. Arkansas State University does not assume responsibility for payment of ambulance services, emergency room fees, prescriptions, or any other medical treatment.

This activity is a non-academic, non-degree seeking workshop offered as a community outreach initiative and is not affiliated with the university’s degree credit programs.