Old State House Museum

Photograph courtesy of the Old State House Museum

Throughout the pandemic, Arkansas landmarks are getting creative to still bring the history that Arkansans want to see.  Downtown Arkansas is the home of three Arkansas museums with so much history and opportunities for learning.

“There is so much happening at Arkansas Heritage,” Mandy Shoptaw with Arkansas Heritage said.

This week a new exhibit opened at the Old State House

“It’s an exhibit called Arkansas African American legislators. These are featuring legislators from the 1800s,” Shoptaw said.

The Division of Heritage says this is a good time for students who are studying such an important topic. “This could be a great way to introduce your school-age children to legislators or African Americans from Arkansas they may not be aware of,” Shoptaw said.

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