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This page about historic Arkansas is a supplement to Arkansas Social Studies where you will find additional material including history, colleges and universities, capital city profile, lesson plans, state government and more.

Go to Arkansas Social Studies - Arkansas History - Capital City Little Rock, Arkansas - Arkansas Tourism - Arkansas Disasters - Arkansas Geography - Arkansas Lesson Plans - Arkansas Colleges and Universities


A to Z Kids Stuff | Arkansas __ "Resources and activities for school age children on the state of Arkansas."  Including history resources. - From -

Arkansas ___A good overview of the history of Arkansas, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease - 

Arkansas Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From -

Arkansas History Commission & State Archives preserves Arkansas history __ The title pretty much sums it up.  A lot of material here. - illustrated - From -

Arkansas history and heritage - Arkansas State Parks __ "Experience Arkansas history and heritage first-hand at Arkansas State Parks, where you can explore historic towns, visit Arkansas history museums, see national landmarks, and tour Civil War battlefields." - illustrated - From Arkansas State Parks -

Arkansas Old Photos.... faces and places in the past __ "Old family photographs, postcards, historical pictures, and genealogy about the people and places." - illustrated - From - 
Arkansas State History, Native Americans, Louisiana Purchase... ___"In this section, we invite you to experience and celebrate with us Arkansas's place in the fabric of America... tales of Native Americans, pioneers who built the state, Civil War battles, an oil boom, blues and mountain folk music, diamonds, nine students who helped forge the spirit of the civil rights movement and a native son who rose to the U.S. Presidency." - Illustrated - From Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism -


Arkansas, Timeline of State History __ "Educational resource provides a chronological time-line of important events and dates in Arkansas' history. Includes a guide to this state's media sites and colleges." - From -

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture __ "The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture Project strives to offer a definitive, comprehensive, and accurate record of the twenty-fifth state." - illustrated - From -

Facts about the History of Arkansas __ A great collection adding up to a pretty good history of the state. - From -

Famous Arkansas People Arkansans  __ You will find a list of famous people who are a part of the history of Arkansas. - From - 

Find a Grave - Arkansas ___Brief biographies of 214 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave -

Historical Museums of Arkansas - A History Guide __ "Arkansas history museums. Learn about historic Arkansas and discover the history of Arkansas people. Locate Arkansas history museums, historic old Arkansas photos, Arkansas genealogy data, old Arkansas newspapers, place histories, historic sites, Arkansas history timelines, state symbols, and other Arkansas history information." - illustrated - From -

History of Arkansas __ "An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - from Wikipedia -

Information on Arkansas Heritage... ___"Provides a look at the past history and the Arkansans who played a role in developing the foundation for the future. Tells stories of the people, times, events and activities that have shaped the state." - Illustrated - From the Department of Arkansas Heritage - 
The Old State House Museum of Arkansas History ___"A multimedia museum of Arkansas's history, people and culture set in the oldest surviving state capitol west of the Mississippi River. Read about Arkansas politicians and discover the history of the state." The free Adobe Acrobat Reader software is required for viewing various PDF files. - Illustrated - From Old State House -

Search Arkansas Genealogy Records and Family History Facts __ Resources about Arkansas history. - From -  

State of Arkansas History Trail Guides ___"...101 interesting places to explore Arkansas's history and heritage. Included are downtown districts, museums, archaeological sites, historic and architecturally significant structures, cultural centers, battlefields, state parks, bridges and national and Confederate cemeteries." - Illustrated - From Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism -


Southwest Arkansas History ___What's here? "Materials for K-12 students and teachers of Arkansas history; links to history sites and groups in Southwest Arkansas and in Arkansas, more than 500 historic photographs of Southwest Arkansas; lesson plans and student projects; contests for students to enter." - Illustrated - From the History Department of Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia - 

State of Arkansas History ___Not an attractive page, but the facts are here. - Text only - From SouthEastern Genealogy - 

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Arkansas ___A general state history overview and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and -


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