Historical Gems

Downtown’s Crowned Jewel

By Brigette Williams If you’ve driven through downtown Little Rock in the past couple of years, chances are you’ve noticed the transformation of the Robinson Auditorium into the new Robinson Center. While the exterior revisions are evident, the interior work will be unveiled Nov. 19 with a grand reveal. A monumental landmark on the corner […]

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Historical Gems: A Foundation Of Love For Arkansas

George W. Donaghey  was the 22nd Governor of Arkansas from 1909 to 1913 and his legacy can be found around the state. Photography Courtesy of UALR Office of Communications & Marketing and Butler Center of Arkansas Stuidies Top photo: George W.  and Louvenia Wallace Donaghey   George W. and Louvenia Wallace Donaghey gravestone is unassuming. […]

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Take a tour of Arkansas’s historic bridges

It’s no secret that Arkansas is known for its abundant rivers, lakes, streams and mountains. Yet, the trails and routes that transport Arkansans and visitors alike to these natural resources tell a story of their own. Nowhere is this more evident than in Arkansas’s historic bridges, which span geographic and manmade features such as waterways, […]

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