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9 Horrifying Historic Arkansas Stories You Didn’t Learn About In History Class

Every place with history has to have some darkness hiding in it; that’s certainly true for even the loveliest, homiest of places. Below you’ll find nine horrifying true stories that did not occur in some distant land, but all happened right here in the Natural State. Chances are you didn’t hear these stories in history class.

To learn more about the Elaine Massacre, click here. To find more things you didn’t learn in school, you’ll want to read these.

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.