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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 Governor's Mansion

Arkansas Governor's Mansion
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72206
The Arkansas Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Arkansas and Arkansas' First Family. Until 1950, the State of Arkansas did not have an official residence for its governor.

Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame

Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72114
The hall of fame inducted its first class in 1959. The hall's museum is located on the west end of the Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

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.

Clinton Presidential Center

Clinton Presidential Center
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park is the presidential library of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States (1993–2001).

Commercial Hotel

Commercial Hotel
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72901
The Commercial Hotel, also known as the River Front Hotel, is a historic former hotel building in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

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.

Fort Smith National Cemetery

Fort Smith National Cemetery
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72901
Fort Smith National Cemetery is located in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. It encompasses 22.3 acres, and as of the end of 2005, had 13,127 interments.

Fort Smith National Historic Site

Fort Smith National Historic Site
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72901
Fort Smith National Historic Site is a National Historic Site located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, along the Arkansas River.

Fort Smith Regional Airport

Fort Smith Regional Airport
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72903
Fort Smith Regional Airport is a public use joint civil-military airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Fort Smith, in Sebastian County, Arkansas.

Fort Smith Trolley Museum

Fort Smith Trolley Museum
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72901
The Fort Smith Trolley Museum is a streetcar and railroad museum in Fort Smith, Arkansas, which includes an operating heritage streetcar line.

Headquarters House

Headquarters House
Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, 72701
Headquarters House, also known as the Colonel Tebbetts place, is a historic house museum in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Historic Arkansas Museum

Historic Arkansas Museum
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72201
The Historic Arkansas Museum is a state history museum in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. The museum maintains gallery space and a number of historic buildings original to the site, as well as log structures transported from around the state.

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.

Little Rock Zoo

Little Rock Zoo
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72205
The Little Rock Zoo was founded in 1926 and is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is home to more than 725 animals representing over 200 species and covers an area of 33 acres.

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.

Museum of History

Museum of History
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72901
The Fort Smith Museum of History is in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The museum is devoted to presenting the history of Fort Smith and the surrounding region.

Northside High School

Northside High School
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72901
Northside High School (formerly known as Fort Smith High School) is one of two public high schools in the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas, both of which are administered by the Fort Smith School District.

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.

Old State House

Old State House
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72201
The Old State House is the oldest surviving state capitol building west of the Mississippi River. It was the site of the secession convention.

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.

Southside High School

Southside High School
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72903
Southside High School is a comprehensive public high school in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Southside provides secondary education for students in grades 10 through 12.

Tower Building of the Little Rock Arsenal

Tower Building of the Little Rock Arsenal
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 72202
The Tower Building of the Little Rock Arsenal, also known as the Main Building of the U.S. Arsenal at Little Rock, or Headquarters Building of the Little Rock Barracks, is the home of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History.

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72913
The University of Arkansas–Fort Smith is a public university in Fort Smith, Arkansas. It is part of the University of Arkansas System.

W.H.H. Clayton House

W.H.H. Clayton House
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 72901
The W.H.H. Clayton House, now the Clayton House Museum, is a historic house museum in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Arkansas

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

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
Arkansas State Symbols

Most Popular Arkansas Landmarks

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

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