Arkansas Military Housing
Portion of the property obtained in the Louisiana Purchase, Arkansas attained statehood in 1836 and became a separate territory on June 15, 1836.
Arkansas, a slave state became the ninth state to secede from the union and join up with the Confederate States of America. Now Arkansas ranks 27th among the 50 states in place, but, except for Hawaii and Louisiana, it's the smallest state west of the Mississippi River. The early French explorers used the name Arkansas to refer to the river along which they settled - and to the Quapaw people - a leading native group in the region. The expression was probably a corruption of akansea, the word applied to the Quapaw the Illinois, by another local native community. Little Rock, the state capital, is situated in the central portion of the state.
Little Rock Air Force Base, Fort Chaffee, and Pine Bluff Arsenal are the three military installations which are situated in the state of Arkansas.
There are over 9,740 miles of creeks, rivers and streams in Arkansas. Of course all of the water is the thing that makes it such a great location for making agricultural goods including cotton, soybeans, rice, chickens, eggs, cattle and milk.
The state of Arkansas is the arrival state of numerous famous people including country music legends Johnny Cash, along with astronaut Scott Edward Parazynski, General Douglas MacArthur and Glenn Campbell.
The Hot Springs National Park situated in Arkansas got its name in the city which it's situated next to and it's known for its many pools of hot water which have medicinal properties, despite the fact that it's. acres the smallest National Park in America encompassing 5,500 acres.