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Independence County Chapter

BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS

Organized October 14, 1977


Chapter History

Independence County Chapter was organized October 14, 1977.
"Independence County" was chosen as the chapter name because it is the only county in the United States with that name. The county, ninth in the state, was established by the Arkansas Territorial Legislature meeting at Arkansas Post on October 20, 1820. Independence County was named after the Declaration of Independence. It was said to have been settled by pioneers as independent as the Declaration!


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Batesville, Arkansas


Chapter Officers

REGENTCecilia Baker
VICE REGENT Jean Crouch
SECRETARY Dora Kate Lee
TREASURER Ruth Ashcraft
REGISTRAR Mary Miller
CHAPLAIN Dollie Fike
HISTORIANKayla Pope
LIBRARIAN Mary Cunningham


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