of the American Revolution
Chicot Trace Chapter
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.
|Regent||Melrose Smith Bagwell
||Vice Regent||Barbara Bonner Drye
||Chaplain|| Sybil May Lansdale
||Recording Secretary||Kathryn May Wright
||Corresponding Secretary||Barbara Bright Jones
||Assistant Treasurer||Jamie Brandon
||Registrar|| Cindy Bagwell Crum
||Librarian|| Sarah Drye
||Parliamentarian||Cindy Bagwell Crum
For information about the Chicot Trace Chapter
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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