Pea Ridge Battlefield National Park - transfer of title ceremonies, March 7, 1960, at Pea Ridge gymnasium [Faubus presents deed to Wirth] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. 1960.

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Deane, Ernie. Pea Ridge Battlefield National Park - transfer of title ceremonies, March 7, 1960, at Pea Ridge gymnasium [Faubus presents deed to Wirth] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer].

Pea Ridge Battlefield National Park - transfer of title ceremonies, March 7, 1960, at Pea Ridge gymnasium [Faubus presents deed to Wirth] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. 1960.

Negative taken for March 8, 1960, Arkansas Gazette article "U. S. Gets Deed to Pea Ridge," B1:4. On Monday, March 7, 1960, in the historic Elkhorn Tavern, Governor Orval Faubus handed the deed to the military park at Pea Ridge, Benton County, Arkansas, to Conrad L. Wirth, director of the National Park Service. The park is now named Pea Ridge National Military Park. Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus presents deed to the Pea Ridge Battlefield, includes 4,400 acres, to Conrad L. Wirth of Washington D.C., director of the National Park Service. The ceremony was held at the Pea Ridge gymnasium in Benton County, Arkansas.

1 negative : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm. (2 x 2 in.)

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