|Map courtesy of ASA|
Come experience Arkansas history.The Arkansas State Archives and other divisions of the Department of Arkansas Heritage are putting together a grand celebration for the Arkansas Territory bicentennial!
Gov. Asa Hutchinson will speak during a 10 a.m. news conference. Other speakers are Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst, State Historian Wendy Richter and Swannee Bennett, director of Historic Arkansas Museum.
We will celebrate with birthday cake, music, historical displays, a traveling exhibit and period actors! Come learn about our Territory seals, grab a free Territory map and enjoy bringing history to life. For more information, visit our Facebook page!
What: Arkansas Territory Bicentennial Celebration
When: Starting at 9 a.m., Friday, March 1
News Conference at 10 a.m.