Your guide to Arkansas history & heritage

Arkansas is a cultural mecca, from archaeological sites, historical landmarks, cultural centers, battlefields, state parks, bridges and national and Confederate cemeteries. We have historic towns and downtown districts that are interesting gateways to the history and heritage of Arkansas. 

Some of the most epic events in American history came right through The Natural State. The Trail of Tears is a name given to the forced relocation and movement of Native American. Arkansas has been in the center of many historical moments including Civil War battles, Civil Rights movements, economic establishments, and national moments.