Step Back Into History Along This Arkansas Portion Of The Trail Of Tears
Village Creek State Park is a quiet escape on the northeast side of Arkansas. Besides just being a lovely weekend getaway on the lake, the park also has quite the historical significance. A well-preserved portion from the Trail of Tears can be found in Village Creek. Let’s explore this important piece of history as we hike along the trail.
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What’s your favorite piece of history to observe in Arkansas? Have you heard the mysterious cries at this haunted battlefield? Or learned the deadly history of this particular state park? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
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.
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