GPS Adventure Comes to Smackover

Zoie Clift
An exhibit opening for “GPS Adventures
Arkansas” will be held
the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover on May 16 from 11-1:30.
The exhibit
is a traveling exhibition introducing the history of GPS
technology and its current uses. The exhibit focuses on geocaching and
navigation and offers an opportunity for geocachers to log a find. The exhibit
will be showcased at the musuem until December 30.
According to a news release sent
by musuem director Pam Beasly, visitors will learn the basics of traditional
and modern navigation, see examples of GPS technology in use today, preview
coming developments, and try their hand at designing future applications.
Geared toward ages six through adult, the exhibit will travel to seven museums
throughout Arkansas.


The museum is located at 3853 Smackover Highway and hours
are from 8-5 Monday –Saturday and from 1-5 on Sundays. For more information
call 870-725-2877.




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