Arkansas Post


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Arkansas Post

(är`kənsô), community on the Arkansas River, SE Ark. Founded by the French in 1686 as a trading post, it is the oldest white settlement in the state; it became the capital of the Arkansas territory in 1819. Once an important port, Arkansas Post was a Confederate stronghold during the Civil War until it was captured by Union troops in 1863. Arkansas Post National Memorial is there (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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This 'Poste de Arkansea,' or Arkansas Post, became the first permanent settlement in the lower Mississippi River region and the first center of Arkansas hospitality for the people who passed that way.
During his trip down the Mississippi River, Audubon was eager to stop at the Arkansas Post in eastern Arkansas to arrange an expedition up the Arkansas River.
He draws from letters and diaries of men who campaigned in Arkansas and of civilians and politicians who were affected, to narrate such aspects as the Battle of Arkansas Post, Holmes moves to the offensive, the campaign to capture Little Rock, the Western Arkansas River Valley, and the Battle of Pine Bluff.
An Assessment of Tick Density and Tick-borne Disease Frequency at Arkansas Post National Memorial.
Arkansas Post National Memorial in southeastern Arkansas commemorates the first permanent European settlement on the lower Mississippi River (1686), which became the state's original territorial capital and the site of a Civil War battle.
For 22 years he was on the faculty of Georgia Tech, including serving as dean of engineering, until taking the Arkansas post in 1997.
Sherman's XV Corps (January 1863); captured Arkansas Post (January 11) in cooperation with Adm.
Arkansas Post National Memorial--Arkansas Post, settled by the French in 1686, was the first permanent European colony in the Mississippi River Valley.
Woodruff first put ink to paper at Arkansas Post with a secondhand Ramage press.
Take for instance the Arkansas Post, arguably the most significant and definitely the oldest landmark in Arkansas.
That tradition of forging new rivers of opportunity can be plainly seen at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, a modern day trading post of innovative ideas 98 miles northwest of the original Arkansas Post.
Writers from all across Arkansas post regular articles, and users contribute content and photos.

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