Cross County is one of only two counties created during the time Arkansas was part of the Confederate States of America. Plans include a birthday party at the county courthouse (photo right)
in Wynne, a self-guided tour around the county's Civil War era sites, a Civil War exhibit at the Cross County Museum and Archives, and a Walks Through History presentation by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. A week-long celebration is planned, beginning November 11
and running through November 17, 2012
. The actual birthday party is Thursday, November 15
. Contact the Cross County Chamber of Commerce for details at 870-238-2601.