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Prizes for Working the Land: From Slavery to Sharecropping and Beyond in the Arkansas Delta

Working the Land: From Slavery to Sharecropping and Beyond in the Arkansas Delta
Ruth Hawkins, Arkansas State University, Main Campus

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Prizes for Lakeport Plantation (Building)

Diamond Award
Date: 3/28/2008 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Arkansas Historical Association [link]
Abstract: To Arkansas Heritage Sites at Arkansas State University for its efforts in restoring, preserving and promoting the heritage of some of Arkansas's most significant historic sites, including the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum in Piggott, the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union Museum in Tyronza, and the Lakeport Plantation in Chicot County.

National Preservation Award
Date: 10/23/2008 12:00:00 AM
Organization: National Trust for Historic Preservation [link]
Abstract: To Arkansas State University's Arkansas Heritage Sites Program for commitment to the preservation of significant landmarks in the rural Arkansas Delta, influencing the economic revitalization of the region.

Arkansas Heritage Award [link]
Date: 3/11/2008 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Arkansas Parks and Tourism Department [link]
Abstract: Presented during the annual Governor's Conference on Tourism to the Lakeport Plantation for significant contributions toward the preservation of Arkansas's cultural legacy.

Excellence in Preservation Through Restoration
Date: 1/15/2010 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas [link]
Abstract: Excellence in preserving the Lakeport Plantation using the highest levels of Secretary of Interior Standards