South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society

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Celebrate Arkansas's Territorial Bicentennial - 200 Years!

Arkansas was established March 2, 1819

We will be celebrating 200 years since the Arkansas territory was established with cake, family-friendly activities, and special remarks by Governor Asa Hutchinson at 10 a.m.

The entire event will last from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m in the second floor rotunda of the Arkansas State Capitol.

The Department of Arkansas Heritage cordially invites you to celebrate the Bicentennial of the Arkansas territory.