Area was home to Bluff Dwellers by 500 BCE, later to Mound Builders; Caddo, Quapaw, and others lived here when European fur traders arrived in 17th century; in Louisiana Purchase of 1803; was slave state, but only reluctantly joined Confederacy in Civil War.

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35.2010500° N, 91.8318330° W  map

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  1. Overview of Arkansas ← you are here
  2. Interactive Map of Arkansas
  3. Historic Sites and Landmarks in Arkansas (2,662)

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Arkansas, USA