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Event: Pearling and Shelling on the White River

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Central Region
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City:
Des Arc
Region:
Central
Building / Point of Interest:
Lower White River Museum
Address:
Des Arc, AR 72040
Contact:
Park Superintendent
Phone:
870-256-3711
Email:
lowerwhiterivermuseum@arkansas.com

Event Details:

Stop by the Lower White River Museum during Spring Break Heritage Week to hear stories of the mussels collected on the White River. How valuable were the pearls that were found in these mussels? See the importance of the mussel shells as they were used in the pre-World War II era as mussel buttons. This program is included with the price of admission.
Admission:
Regular park admission: $3.25 adults, $2 children ages 6-12, under 6 free