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12 Historic Downtowns In Arkansas You Absolutely Must See

There are scores of historic areas in Arkansas, and few are more interesting than the dozen downtowns on this list. These downtowns are not only historic—they have also been revitalized. To find some of the best shopping and dining in Arkansas, look no further than Main Street. There’s nothing quite like shopping in a place where the history is evident in the buildings you visit, where the very streets hold the memories of a time before.

Have you seen these downtowns?

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.