Former President Clinton Dedicates Boyhood Home as National Historic Site in Hope


Former President Bill Clinton visited his hometown of Hope this weekend to celebrate the dedication of his boyhood home as a national historic site. Photo by Z. Clift

Former President Bill Clinton visited his hometown of Hope this weekend to celebrate the dedication of his boyhood home as a national historic site. Among those at the event were Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, National Park Director Jon Jarvis, and Superintendent Laura Miller.

There are six National Park sites in Arkansas and the Clinton home ( known as the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site) at 117 S. Hervey St. in Hope is the newest addition. As an added bonus, the dedication took place during National Parks Week.
Other National Park sites in the state include Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs, Pea Ridge National Military Park in Garfield, Arkansas Post National Memorial in Gillett, Buffalo National River near Harrison and Little Rock Central High School.
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