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The Arkansas Post Museum State Park is kind of a companion piece to the Arkansas Post National Memorial. It consists of several buildings and artifacts from the early history of the area. They are also trying to preserve the prairie grass native to Arkansas by replanting 4 acres of the grass.

The different buildings are set up with appropriate artifacts and items to their function. The main area for other artifacts and displays is the Peterson Building. The Peterson Building was named after John L. Peterson who was instrumental in getting the park started. They also have an early pioneer kitchen. The kitchen was frequently built in a separate building from the main house. This was done for safety reasons and to keep the heat from the kitchen from affecting the house during the summer.

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Address: 5530 Highway 165 South, Gillett, AR 72055
Phone: (870) 548-2634
Website: http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/arkansaspostmuseum/

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  • Written Sep 10, 2009
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