Clinton Speaks at Greers Ferry Dam Dedication Ceremony


The Army Corps of Engineers and the Greers Ferry Project Office are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Greers Ferry Dam Dedication today (Oct 3) at the John F. Kennedy overlook.

Former President Bill Clinton will deliver remarks; other speakers include Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe and Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Thomas Kula.

More than 25 exhibits will be on display, many of which showcase the history of Greers Ferry Dam and Lake. The 106th Army Band will perform.Heber Springs Fire Department will shuttle anyone needing assistance from the parking area to the seating area. Additional parking is available at Dam Site Park Day Use Area with shuttle service provided to the ceremony site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Southwestern Entergy will be providing free bottled water.

Parks gates open at 9:30 a.m. The ceremony is free and open to the public.

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  • Larry Westbrook

    I didn’t get to attend, but I have been in history. The making of history in 2013. History when Kennedy was president and now.

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