50 Quick Facts about Arkansas - download pdf or read online

By Wayne Wheelwright

ISBN-10: 1783332735

ISBN-13: 9781783332731

This booklet is a part of a chain of fifty speedy proof approximately all of the usa. This publication covers the country of Arkansas. evidence concerning the significant towns, the background of the kingdom, recognized humans associated with Arkansas and plenty of extra matters. This ebook includes all you are going to ever want to know in regards to the average nation.

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The Strawn-Wagner Diamond was found on the site which is the world’s only perfect diamond ever discovered. The Crater of Diamonds volcanic pipe is part of an what is believed to be an almost 100 million year old volcano. The official state bird for the state of Arkansas is the Mockingbird. The official state flower is the apple blossom. The official Arkansas state tree is the pine tree and the official state mineral is Bauxite. the official state insect is the honeybee and the official state beverage is milk.

After it’s founding in 1992 the refuge has grown to be one of the top ten destinations in the state of Arkansas attracting over 35,000 visitors a year. The DeGray Lake Resort State park is an Arkansas State Park in Clark and Hot Springs counties. Located in the Ouachita Mountains the park includes DeGray lake, a championship rated 18 hole golf course and the only state park resort in the whole state. the park was created in 1974 with the resort and golf course being added a year later. The resort also includes facilities for fishing skiing, biking and horse riding as well as basketball and tennis courts.

The Queen Wilhelmina State Park is located in the Ouachita Mountains. The original “Castle in the Sky” lodge was built at the turn of the twentieth century on Rich Mountain in Polk County. The original lodge was built by the Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad to house passengers. As many of the investors were Dutch the lodge was named in honor of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.

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