Bill Carr was once the fastest man in the world. And it all started in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
In 1542, they traveled southeast down the Ouachita River near the present-day communities of Arkadelphia, Camden, Champagnolle, and Calion before briefly traveling into Louisiana.
Because of the work of Westbrook, many communities across Arkansas have rescued many historic buildings from the ravages of time and neglect and restored them to their original glory.
By the 1840s, Arkansas was known as “the Bear State” because of Pike.
Miller Williams, a Hoxie native, was one of the most celebrated writers to come from Arkansas.
Samuel West Peel led a life that brought him from destruction to wealth and the halls of Congress.
Rev. Cephas Washburn, a New England transplant, founded one of the first schools and the first Presbyterian mission in the Arkansas Territory.