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Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

1741 Old Post Road
Gillett, AR 72055
Phone: (870) 548-2207
Description: Located at the confluence of two rivers, Arkansas Post has served as a gathering place for many cultures throughout human history - it represents cultural cooperation, conflict, synthesis, and diversity.
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Charleston National Commemorative Site, Arkansas

Arkansas Post National Memorial
1741 Old Post Road
Gillett, AR 72055
Phone: (870) 548-2207
Description: Arkansas Post National Memorial is located in southeastern Arkansas. The entrance to the park is on Arkansas Hwy 169, seven miles south of Gillett, via US Hwy 165 (The Great River Road), and about 20 miles northeast of Dumas, via US 165.
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Fort Smith National Historic Site, Arkansas and Oklahoma

301 Parker Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Phone: (479) 783-3961
Description: From the establishment of the first Fort Smith on December 25, 1817, to the final days of Judge Isaac C. Parker's jurisdiction over Indian Territory in 1896, Fort Smith National Historic Site preserves almost 80 years of history.
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Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Arkansas

2120 W. Daisy Gatson Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202
Phone: (501) 374-1957
Description: Little Rock Central High School is recognized for the role it played in the desegregation of public schools in the United States. The nine African-American students' persistence in attending the formerly all-white Central High School was the most prominent national example of the implementation of the May 17, 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education.
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Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi

The Delta Center for Culture & Learning
Cleveland, MS 38733
Phone: (662) 846-4312
Description: The Blues, Welty, Wright, Williams, Civil War and Civil Rights, The Great Flood, Bogues and Bayous, Plantations, The Great Migration, Rock ā€˜nā€™ Roll, Soul Food, King Cotton, The River, Precision Agriculture, Catfish, Gospel, Immigrants' Stories, Highway 61, Segregation, Integration, Share Cropping, Freedom Songs, Freedom Summer, Folk Tales, Swamp Forests, Hunting Clubs, and surprisingly, hot tamale
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Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas

15930 E Hwy 62
Garfield, AR 72732
Phone: (479) 451-8122
Description: Pea Ridge National Military Park is a United States National Military Park located in northwest Arkansas near the Missouri border. The park protects the site of the Battle of Pea Ridge, fought March 7 and 8, 1862. The battle was a victory for the Union, and helped it gain control of the crucial border state of Missouri.
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President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site, Arkansas

117 South Hervey St.
Hope, AK 71801
Phone: (870) 777-4455
Description: President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site and RBH Media present From Hope to History the historic site's interpretive film trailer.
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