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Arkansas Childrens Hospital

Arkansas Childrens Hospital
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72202
Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH), is the only pediatric medical center in Arkansas and the sixth largest in the United States. ACH is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Arkansas State Capitol

Arkansas State Capitol
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72201
Completed in 1915 with the aid of prisoners, the Arkansas State Capitol was built on the site of the State Penitentiary. The grounds contain many memorials including a Vietnam Veterans Memorial and a memorial to Confederate Women of Arkansas.

Bathhouse Row

Bathhouse Row
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, 71901
Bathhouse Row is a collection of bathhouses which were included in 1832 when the Federal Government took over the land to preserve 47 natural hot springs and their area of origin on the lower slopes of Hot Springs Mountain.

Clinton House Museum

Clinton House Museum
Fayetteville, Arkansas, 72701
Built in 1931, the Clinton House Museum was the first home of Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham while they both taught at the University of Arkansas School of Law and was where they married in 1975.

Confederate State Capitol Building

Confederate State Capitol Building
Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas
The Confederate State Capitol building in Washington, Arkansas was the capital of the Confederate state government of Arkansas, during 1863 - 1865, after Little Rock, Arkansas fell to Union forces in the American Civil War.

Crater of Diamonds State Park

Crater of Diamonds State Park
Murfreesboro, Pike County, Arkansas, 71958
Crater of Diamonds State Park is a 911-acre (369 ha) state park, which features a 37.5-acre (15.2 ha) plowed field, the world's only diamond-bearing site accessible to the public. Diamonds have continuously been discovered in the field since 1906.

Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs National Park
Garland County, Arkansas
This park is by far the smallest national park by area in the United States. The hot springs flow from the western slope of Hot Springs Mountain, part of the Ouachita Mountain range.

Jenkins Ferry State Park

Jenkins Ferry State Park
Arkansas
Here at Jenkins Ferry on April 29 and 30, 1864, Union troops fought off an attack by the Confederates and, using an inflatable pontoon bridge, crossed the flooded Saline River and retreated to Little Rock.

King Opera House

King Opera House
Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas
The King Opera House is a performance hall located on Van Buren, Arkansas's Main Street. Since it was built in the late 19th century, the opera house's stage has hosted many plays and performers.

Little Rock Central High School

Little Rock Central High School
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
In 1957, nine African-American students, known as the Little Rock Nine, were denied entrance to the school in defiance of the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering integration of public schools.

Magic Springs and Crystal Falls

Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, 71901
A combined amusement park and water park, a single price admission includes all day use of the rides and attractions. The park has five roller-coasters and two water rides, with a total of 20 rides and an amphitheater.

Museum of Discovery

Museum of Discovery
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72201
The Museum offers 25,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and over 30 programs designed to provide learning experiences for all ages.

Old Army Navy Hospital

Old Army Navy Hospital
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, 71901
Now home to Arkansas' Department of Rehabilitation, the Army-Navy Hospital opened in November of 1933. Several hospitals had been built along Bathhouse Row to take advantage of the hot springs.

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas, 72753
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park is an Arkansas state park located next to Prairie Grove. It commemorates the Battle of Prairie Grove, fought December 7, 1862, in the American Civil War. The battle secured northwestern Arkansas for the Union.

Quigley's Castle

Quigley's Castle
Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 72632
Quigley's Castle is a historic house museum and garden at 274 Quigley Castle Road, Arkansas, and is one of the most unusual houses in northwestern Arkansas. The house was designed by Elise Quigley and built in 1943 by Albert Quigley.

Arkansas

Arkansas State Flag
Postal Code: AR
Capital City: Little Rock
Became a State: June 15, 1836
Population: 2,978,204*
Area: 53,178.55 miles2 (137,732.58 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular Arkansas Landmarks

  1. Hot Springs National Park
  2. Arkansas State Capitol
  3. Confederate State Capitol Building
  4. Crater of Diamonds State Park
  5. Bathhouse Row
  6. Clinton House Museum
  7. Museum of Discovery
  8. Old Army Navy Hospital
  9. Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
  10. Arkansas Childrens Hospital

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