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Celebrating Salvation

Clayton House marks 40 years since restoration

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The Clayton House, built in 1882, was restored in 1977 and celebrates its40th birthday this weekend.

Julia Yadon wasn't a historic preservationist. What she was, says Julie Moncrief, executive director of the Clayton House museum, was "a little bored and realized she needed to do more than go drink coffee at church."

The Clayton House, built in 1882, was restored in 1977 and celebrates its 40th birthday this weekend.

FAQ

40th Anniversary

Re-enactment

WHEN — 1:30 p.m. Sunday

WHERE — Clayton House in Fort Smith

COST — Free; the museum operates on donations

INFO — 783-3000

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