Draft Heritage Study and Environmental
Corrections and revisions to the Draft Lower Mississippi Delta Region Heritage Study (volume 1) are listed below. Revisions were made in response to comments from public and agency reviews of the draft study. These revisions have not resulted in substantive modification and do not require additional environmental analysis.
Page 52 Battles and Skirmishes, Missouri, move 12. Battle of Belmont to Kentucky.
Page 122 No. 14, under Description: change to Remnant of vast swamp that once covered much of the Missouri.
Page 122 No. 17, under Description: change to "Narrow ride of forest hills that rises above the Delta of northeastern Arkansans, created by wind carried soil between 50,000 and 12,000 years ago."
Page 124 No. 4, under Description: change to Remnant of vast swamp that once covered much of the Missouri
Page 133 No. 12, under Description: change 1890 to 1866
Page 141 No. 12, under Location, add Kentucky
Page 145 No. 1, under Location: change Helen to Helena
Concept 4: The People Encountering the Cultural Diversity of the Lower Mississippi Delta Region: Add new site of North Delta Museum at Friars Point, Mississippi. Under Description: the oldest established town in Coahoma County, the home of Conway Twitty, written of by William Faulkner, the site of many dances where W. C. Handy and his orchestra played including the depot in Friars Point where Handy and his orchestra played, and visited by and written of by Charles Lindberg.
Study Area: Madison, Arkansas has been added. The Ellsinore Pioineer Museum has been added
Comprehensive Concept: Stories of the Delta: Madison, Arkansas has been added. Concept 2: Elephant Rock State Park in Iron County has been added.
Concept 4: The North Delta Museum in Friars Point, Mississippi, has been added. Location of Madison has been changed to 3- 4 miles from downtown Forest City. Highway 1 has been added.
Concept 9: Dillard Mill State Historic Site has been moved to show that it is 50 miles southeast of Rolla in Crawford County.
Draft Heritage Study and Environmental Assessment