"It's Fun to Search and a Joy to Find"
Arkansas State Capitol, construction started 1899 -- completed 1915
The Old State House began as the Territorial Capital in 1833. Arkansas attained statehood in 1836. The Old State House was completed in 1842 and thus became the State Capitol building.
Wolf House, Norfolk, AR, Circuit Court of Territoral Arkansas in early 1800s, oldest log structure in Arkansas

 Our Mission is Simple...
to assist and support, through fellowship and action, the efforts of The Questers, an international non-profit organization, and individuals with an interest in the research and study of antiques, historic preservation and restoration, and education.

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On October 28, 2014 at 10am, Quapaw Questers's
next meeting will be a visit to Sissy's Log Cabin in Pine
Bluff. We will lunch afterwards at her Country Club.
Any Questers club member who would like to attend as
a guest, please contact Louise Starling,. If you would
like to carpool with us, call for meeting time and place.
LouiseStarling@hotmail.com 501.219.1542

through the past and into the future"

I have to laugh. How do I get myself into these situations? I am a part of the baby boomer generation, but my forty-year career as a dental hygienist did not involve the use of computers, keyboards, or even typing for that matter. Now here I am composing a President’s Message for The Arkansas Trav’ler, our state newsletter. It’s like I completely missed the introduction of “Microsoft Word”. I know it has something to do with Bill Gates though. However, I must admit I do like using the computer. To send and receive emails, shop on eBay and use Google. The things I can find with a little research are astounding. In fact, some things that end up on my screen are totally unexpected. So, how about you? What’s your background? I know this for one thing. No matter what 
your background, your generation, or where you are from, you and I have something in common. We are Questers. And you know what … that just answered my question. I 
am in this situation because I wanted to serve my beloved organization, Arkansas State Questers. Questers are important to each other and important to our communities. 
It makes me so terribly sad to hear about a fire, flood or tornado destroying a historic site and all its irreplaceable contents, but when a place with history is condemned and 
destroyed in the name of progress I honestly have no words (that we can print). So here we are, united by our goals of keeping those rare, unique and treasured items around for future generations to enjoy. 

Quest on! 
Camille Hatcher 

What if?

You had to start each day with no memory, record or treasure of the past ?
Historians neglected to educate the public ?
Adults failed to interest younger generations in the past?
No one ever challenged the research of historians ?

Member Spotlight
Click on the spotlight above to view a thumbnail sketch of one of our Arkansas Questers.
(This month's spotlight is on Xyta Lucas)
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