Dr. T. W. Hardison was an influential country doctor and is known as the father of Arkansas state parks.
The town of Searcy, which is around 50 miles from Little Rock, is a destination where you can find interesting slices of Arkansas heritage.
A bladesmithing school, the James Black School of Bladesmithing and Historic Trades, has opened at Historic Washington State Park in Washington, Arkansas.
The Arkansas National Guard Museum in Camp Robinson in North Little Rock tells the story of the state’s guard from its progress as a frontier militia to a modern military.
Hope and Historic Washington State Park are two destinations that offer road trip option for history buffs.