Arkansas History

What was it like to live in this Arkansas territory back in the 16th Century? Are there any similarities of life then and modern day life? Is it pronounced Arkansaw or Arkansas? How many governors have led the state? Find these answers and much more in this section, which includes a fascinating timeline of the key events that created history in the Natural State.


How Did Arkansas Get Its Name?

Meet the Governors of Arkansas 

Arkansas History Timeline

State Songs

Arkansas State Seal

Arkansas Traveler

History of the Arkansas State Flag

State Capitol History