10 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Arkansas

Many of these tidbits of information are in the Arkansas history textbooks, but a lot of these facts are just footnotes. The rest of America doesn’t likely know that these events took place in Arkansas or how they affected the state’s future. Check out how much you may not have known about events that took place in Arkansas as far back as the prehistoric period, and then go and quiz other Arkansans (or stump residents from other states) about the Natural State’s more obscure facts!

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Talk about other lesser-known facts about the Natural State. There’s a lot out there that the history books don’t elaborate on or even include. How far back does your memory go? What’s important about Arkansas history that should be included in teaching students about our great state’s history?