National Historic Landmark Photo Contest Begins Tomorrow

Kerry Kraus

Did you know that there are 16 National Historic Landmarks in Arkansas? How many have you visited? Here’s a good reason to visit one or all of them. The National Park Service is sponsoring its 12th annual NPS National Historic Landmarks Photo Contest, which begins tomorrow, Friday, April 22.

The contest, 100 Days of NHLs, allows photo one per landmark, up to 10 total, and they must be submitted by July 31. Winning entries will be featured in the National Historic Landmark 2012 Event Planner. Additional contest rules are on the NHL website.

Here are Arkansas’s National Historic Landmarks.

Arkansas Post, Gillett (Arkansas Post National Historic Site)

Daisy Bates House, Little Rock

Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs National Park
Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey, Marvell (Louisiana Purchase State Park)
Camden Expedition Sites, Little Rock (began at the Old Arsenal, now the
Centennial Baptist Church, Helena (top photo)
Eaker Site, Blytheville
Fort Smith  (middle photo)
Menard-Hodges Site, Nady
Nodena Site, Wilson
Old State House,  Little Rock
Parkin Indian Mound, Parkin (Parkin Archeological State Park)
Joseph Taylor Robinson House, Little Rock
Rohwer Relocation Center Cemetery, Rohwer (bottom photo)
Toltec Mounds Site, Scott (Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park)

For detailed information on the Arkansas locations, check the NHL database.

Get your camera and an Arkansas Highway Map or GPS unit and head out to see if you can take a winning photo.

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