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Photo of the Week: Louisiana Purchase

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Louisiana Purchase

July 20, 2016

Only in Arkansas


Vente de la Louisiane (Sale of Louisiana). The territory that makes up our whole state of Arkansas was part of the Louisiana Purchase that took place in 1803. Much of it was swampland at the time.
Photo by Cindy Smith


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  1. […] Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park in Brinkley — We know. Parks are always free. But this one is special and worth noting. You can visit the marker denoting the initial survey of the land purchased in 1815 as part of the Louisiana Purchase in one of the rare swamps in Arkansas. A 950-foot boardwalk over the walk takes you to the marker. […]

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