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Hardy History Association hosting Homesteader’s Day planning meeting; public encouraged to attend

The Hardy History Association will host a Hardy Homesteader’s Day planning meeting Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Historic Hardy Gym.

Anyone interested in helping with or providing ideas for the new Homesteader’s Day annual event starting in 2022 is welcome to attend the meeting.

If you can’t attend but want to participate or provide your ideas to the Committee, please contact Darlene Wilson at 870-847-5273 or Nannette Daugherty at 870-847-3295 or email us at HardyHistoryAssociation@gmail.com.

You may also contact us on Facebook at the Hardy History Association group page or the Hardy Homesteaders page.

The first Homesteader Day was held in Hardy in 1990 and for the next three decades grew to be a staple event in Arkansas.

The event was used as an opportunity to demonstrate and teach how tasks were accomplished during the pioneering days.

In years past, demonstrations ranged from soap and candle making to primitive cooking and corn grinding.

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