The Oldest Church In Arkansas Dates Back To The 1800s And You Need To See It

Fascinating pieces of history are all throughout the state, but this particular place is quite noteworthy. The oldest church building in Arkansas can be found near Searcy. Smyrna Methodist Church was founded in the mid-1800s but it’s history goes back even further than you think. Let’s admire this historic state treasure as we learn more about the structure.

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If this brief history lesson made you hungry, continue east to this BBQ joint that’s been serving meals for over 50 years.