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5 Fun Facts About October 31 In Arkansas History

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Here are some interesting facts about October 31 in Arkansas history:

1. On October 31, 1911, the Ozark National Forest was established in Arkansas. The forest covers over 1 million acres and includes scenic attractions such as Blanchard Springs Caverns, the tallest waterfall between the Appalachian and Rocky Mountains, and numerous trails for hiking and camping.

2. In 1901, the Arkansas State Capitol building was completed on October 31. It is a neoclassical-style building that houses the offices of the governor and other state officials. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

3. On October 31, 1824, Arkansas College was founded in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It was the first college in the state and the first college west of the Mississippi River to grant a degree to a woman.

4. The 2012 Magnolia Blossom Festival and World Championship Steak Cook-Off was held on October 31. It is one of the largest festivals in Arkansas, attracting thousands of visitors to Magnolia each year to enjoy food, music, and other activities.

5. In 1903, a group of African American farmers founded the Mosaic Templars of America, a fraternal organization that provided insurance and other services to its members. The organization built a headquarters building in Little Rock in 1913, and the building still stands today as the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a museum dedicated to preserving African American history and culture in Arkansas.
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