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16 Arkansas National Historic Landmarks


Arkansas Post (Gillett) - 5/17/2002
The first successful European settlement in the Lower Mississippi River Valley
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Bathhouse Row (Hot Springs) - 5/25/1991
Eight bathhouses of varying styles, part of the spa movement of the 19th century
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Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey - 10/3/2015
A granite marker here commemorates the starting point of land surveys made of the 1803 Louisiana Purchase
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Camden Expedition Sites (Camden) - 10/3/2015
This is a set of eight historic sites where events of the Civil War's Camden Expedition occurred
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Centennial Baptist Church (Helena) - 10/3/2015
The church is significant for its association with its pastor Elias Camp Morris, who was a driving force in the establishment of the National Baptist Convention
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Daisy Bates House (Little Rock) - 10/2/2015
This was the home of the AR NAACP president, used as a command post during the 1957 Little Rock Central High School desegregation crisis
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Fort Smith (Fort Smith) - 5/19/2002
Preserving the site of two 19th century military forts along the Trail of Tears
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Joseph Taylor Robinson House (Little Rock) - 10/2/2015
This was the home of the AR governor and U.S. Senator between 1930 and 1937
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Little Rock Central High School (Little Rock) - 5/17/2002
The site of forced school desegregation during the American Civil Rights Movement
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Old State House (Little Rock) - 10/2/2015
Constructed between 1833 and 1842, and used as the capitol until 1912, it is the oldest surviving state capitol building west of the Mississippi River
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Parkin Indian MoundPlaque (Parkin) - 10/1/2015
An aboriginal palisaded village existed here around 1350–1650 and was visited by de Soto in 1542
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Rohwer Relocation Center Memorial Cemetery - 10/3/2015
In operation from 1942 until 1945, it held as many as 8475 Japanese Americans forcibly evacuated from California
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Toltec Mounds SitePlaque (Scott) - 10/2/2015
Occupied by its original inhabitants from 600 to 1050, this was an 18-mound complex and contains the tallest surviving prehistoric mounds in Arkansas
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