Mississippian Indian reenactor

Mississippian Indian

NPS/Don Hall

Before Arkansas Post

First settled by American Indians over a thousand years ago, this landscape has borne witness to centuries of human history. Arkansas Post National Memorial commemorates a bygone era defined by the stories of those that struggled to keep their land and way of life.

Learn more about Arkansas's Native Peoples.

Francis Keefer 23rd Wisc.

Francis Keefer 23rd Wiscconsin.


Posted at the Post

It was nothing like the recruiter promised. Military life at Arkansas Post was monotonous and tedious, punctuated by brief periods of action.

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