• Little Post Bayou at Sunset

    Arkansas Post

    National Memorial Arkansas

For Teachers

To schedule a field trip or professional development training please contact Park Ranger Joe Herron at 870-548-2207 or e-mail us

The following lesson plans were developed in 2013 and 2014 as part of the Teacher Ranger Teacher program:

The Battle of Arkansas Post: Stepping Stone to Vicksburg

The Battle of Arkansas Post: Stepping Stone to Vicksburg (small)

The Way of the Oh-gah-pah

Did You Know?

traill's fly catcher - by Auduban

John James Audubon, the famous American Ornithologist, described, painted and named the Traill's flycatcher while at Arkansas Post in the spring of 1822. The Traill's Flycatcher is now thought to be nearly extinct due to habitat loss caused by agricultural development.