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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture has opened a new exhibit, “Johnny Cash: Arkansas Icon,” which will run through January 24, 2015. The exhibit, at the Underground Gallery at the Arkansas Studies Institute, explores Johnny Cash's Arkansas connections over the decades, covering his 1930s childhood in Dyess, Ark., through his comeback at the turn of the 21st century.
Johnny Cash’s landmark 1968 album At Folsom Prison is one of the most critically acclaimed albums in country music history. ... Now the city of Folsom, CA is recognizing Cash with a new construction project. City leaders unveiled the first section of the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass in a ceremony on Oct. 4. The $3.8 million overpass is a pedestrian and bicycle bridge that was meant to reflect the prison’s east gate guard towers. Once the 2.5-mile trail is complete, it will traverse prison property and link several nearby trails.