Local archeologist recognized at Arkansas Historical Association

Jodi Barnes

 

Dr. Jodi Barnes, the University of Arkansas at Monticello research station archeologist, was recognized at the annual conference of the Arkansas Historical Association held April 22 in Little Rock.

Barnes received the Walter L. Brown award for Best Article in a County or Local Journal for her manuscript The Archaeology of Health and Healing at the Hollywood Plantation published in the Drew County Historical Journal..

In addition to receiving the award, Dr. Barnes made a presentation at the association meeting on Saturday entitled Nails, Tacks and Hinges: The Construction of a World War II Prisoner of War Camp in Southeast Arkansas.

Dr. Barnes is pictured above (left) with outgoing Arkansas Historical Association President Tim Nutt.

Dr. Don Bragg of the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station also made a presentation on Saturday on Henry Howard ‘Hank’ Chamberlin and the Founding of Forestry Education in Arkansas.

 

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