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.
Have you visited this historic church? Share your impression and thoughts with us in the comments below!
If this brief history lesson made you hungry, continue east to this BBQ joint that’s been serving meals for over 50 years.
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Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.