National Society
Daughters
of the American Revolution

Chicot Trace Chapter

Fordyce, Arkansas

Chapter History

On December 1, 1979, State Regent Mrs. James H. Stevenson, met at the Dallas County Library
with three members of the Centennial Chapter, one member from Champagnolle Chapter, one from
James Bate Chapter, and several other ladies interested in organizing a DAR chapter at Fordyce.
On April 16, 1980, the group received news from National that the chapter was approved. The
name, "Chicot Trace", was the first choice of the chapter, and was approved. Prior to 1825,
Chicot Trace was the name for the mail route between Point Chicot, a boat landing on the
Mississippi River, and a trading post in Ouachita County known as Ecore a Fabre, now Camden.


Chapter Officers

RegentMelrose Smith Bagwell
Vice RegentBarbara Bonner Drye
Chaplain Sybil May Lansdale
Recording SecretaryKathryn May Wright
Corresponding SecretaryBarbara Bright Jones
TreasurerDoris Faulkner
Assistant TreasurerJamie Brandon
Registrar Cindy Bagwell Crum
HistorianKatrina Abbott
Librarian Sarah Drye
ParliamentarianCindy Bagwell Crum

For information about the Chicot Trace Chapter

Cotton Belt Railroad sign

Visit the
Fordyce on the Cotton Belt Festival
where we celebrate the rich railroad heritage of this small town. Good food, friendly atmosphere and great entertainment are always on tap.

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