- Associated Press - Sunday, September 20, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission is offering travel grants for students visit two museums to learn how the war affected blacks in the state.

The Let Freedom Ring grants of up to $750 will be available through the fall semester for school groups to take the educational field trips.

Students can visit the “Freedom! Oh, Freedom!” exhibit at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock, and Freedom Park and the Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena.

Organizers say the sites focus on interpreting the African-American experience in Civil War Arkansas.

The grants are through the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Arkansas Humanities Council and the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

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