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5 Fun Facts About August 13 In Arkansas History

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1. In 1962, Governor Orval Faubus used the Arkansas National Guard to prevent the integration of Little Rock Central High School. This action resulted in a constitutional crisis and led to the involvement of the federal government in protecting the rights of African American students.

2. On August 13, 1888, the town of Eureka Springs was incorporated. This picturesque town in the Ozarks is known for its Victorian architecture, hot springs, and outdoor recreational opportunities.

3. In 1929, the Arkansas State Capitol building was completed. The building features a unique blend of neoclassical and Art Deco architectural styles, and is home to the offices of the Governor and other elected officials.

4. On August 13, 1904, the Ozark National Forest was established. This 1.2 million acre forest covers much of the Ozark Mountains in northern Arkansas and offers opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

5. In 1983, the Arkansas State Police began using radar to enforce speed limits on state highways. This technology allowed for more efficient enforcement of traffic laws and improved safety on Arkansas roads.
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