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Friday, Nov 04, 2016

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Ellison Memorial Bench Dedication

WHAT:                    A memorial bench in honor of Eugene Ellison will be dedicated during a ceremony in MacArthur Park.


WHO:                       Members of the Ellison family

                                    City Manager Bruce T. Moore

 

WHERE:                  MacArthur Park

                                    601 East 9th St. 

                                    Little Rock, AR

                                    *Parking is available in the lot near the Firehouse Hostel & Museum.

 

WHEN:                    10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4

 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A memorial bench in honor of Eugene Edward Ellison will be dedicated during a ceremony in MacArthur Park on Friday, Nov. 4. 

The bench will serve as a permanent and lasting tribute to the life of Ellison. Ellison’s sons, Troy and Spencer, worked with the city manager to select the location for the bench, which includes a plaque with an inscription called “The Mark of the Educated Man.”

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