Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park
U.S. 165 & Ark. 161
Scott, AR 72142
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Interprets cotton agriculture in Arkansas from statehood in 1836 through World War II, when agricultural practices quickly became mechanized; Museum depicts how cotton was grown, picked and processed; Restored 1920s gin shows the ginning and bailing process, including full-sized mules and wagon on the scales; Seed Warehouse #5 and new exhibits tell the story of the Robert L. Dortch's seed business.