Arkansas Post National Memorial

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Arkansas Post National Memorial
Location: Gillett, Arkansas
Length of visit: 2 hours
Major draws: Wildlife, film
Strenuosity: 1 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free
Additional considerations: Bugs
Description: Located on the Arkansas River near its confluence with the Mississippi, this site was held by the French, Spanish, and Confederacy and attacked by British and Union forces during a long history that saw it as the first capital of the Arkansas Territory.

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  1. When I saw that 1st pic, I thought those were BUGS! You did mention there was an additional consideration… I said to myself, “I am NEVER going there!” Nice to find out they were migrating blackbirds.

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