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

 
Zoie 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.
Posted in Travel Arkansas

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