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CMVAS to host lecture on African American cemeteries in Lakeport

Feb. 15, 2008 -
- The Central Mississippi Valley Archeological Society (CMVAS) will present a lecture, "African American Cemeteries in Lakeport, Arkansas: Findings from the Past and Plans for the Future," on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m., in the ASU Museum's Room 182.

This presentation will be given by Aketa Guillory, Heritage Studies PhD student, who will focus on the history and archeological investigations at the three African American cemeteries--Old Lakeport Cemetery, Lakeport Cemetery, and Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery--located in Lakeport, Arkansas.

The presentation is free, and the public is welcome. Refreshments will be served.For details, contact Dr. Julie Morrow at ext. 2071. E-mail Morrow at

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