Fordyce

The Arkansas Humanities Council has chosen six host sites throughout Arkansas for a Smithsonian Institution project that highlights the importance of sports in America and their positive impact on hometown communities. The project is called ‘Hometown Teams, How Sports Shape America’, and participating towns are given the task of developing exhibits that showcase the stories …
Arkansas is home to many museums that spotlight the intriguing history found in the state. The Dallas County Museum in Fordyce is home to a sports annex that highlights the athletic heroes of the town. Fordyce and Dallas County have the largest number of inductees in the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame of any city or county …
The below article comes care of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. I am including it below as it has some great information about Fordyce, which hosts the Cotton Belt Festival each year, and the Dallas County Courthouse.  Enjoy! The featured article below ran in the Fall 2012 issue of the quarterly publication of the Association …