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Sherwood, North Little Rock included in 2014 state history tours

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s “Walks Through History” and “Sandwiching in History” tours will visit historic properties in North Little Rock and Sherwood, as well as other locations across the state during 2014, Director Frances McSwain announced recently.

In the “Walks Through History” program, historians each month provide free guided walking tours of historic structures and districts across Arkansas. Most tours begin at 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

The “Sandwiching in History” tour series targets Pulaski County structures and sites. The noontime series includes a brief lecture and tour of the subject property. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunches with them. “Sandwiching in History” tours will be held in 2014 at the following locations:

• May 2, O’Kelley House, 413 W. Fifth Street, North Little Rock

•June 6, Barney L. Elias House, 335 Goshen Ave., North Little Rock

• Aug.1, Old North Little Rock Post Office, 420 Main St., North Little Rock

• Oct. 3, Augustus Lane House, 3617 Ridge Road, North Little Rock

• Nov. 7, Roundtop Filling Station, Trammel and Roundtop Road, Sherwood.

All tours are free and open to the public. For information, call 324-9880 or send an e-mail message to info@arkansaspreservation.org.

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