12 Places In Arkansas Where Deadly Evidence of War Remains

Arkansas is a Civil War historian’s paradise. The ravages of the War of Northern Aggression (yep, some still call it that and they don’t even mean to sound poetic or anything) are well-chronicled and preserved in numerous historic sites across the state, and it’s not unusual to find Civil War battle reenactments take place around these locales. Despite your stance on history, these places are worth visiting for their educational value.

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It’s important to remember the history of our state, and it’s vital that young Arkansans be aware of these locations and know about the battles that took place on their home ground. Be sure to check out these locations in your various road trips for a moment of reflection and learning!