• Canoeing on the Buffalo


    National River Arkansas

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  • Buffalo National River

    Is That Music I Hear?

    Is That Music I Hear?

    Get inspired by music! In this lesson, teachers will use Native Music, Traditional Music, Modern Music to connect the musical heritage of Arkansas to students.

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    Historical Influences on the Buffalo River

    Historical Influences on the Buffalo River

    If you want to be buff, why not become a history buff? This unit is comprised of 4 lesson plans: Early Settlers, Mining in Arkansas, The Path to Arkansas Statehood, and The Civil War in Arkansas.

Did You Know?

Unknown children on porch of the William Villines house.

Did you know that Buffalo National River preserves many pioneer homesteads ranging from the 1840s to the 1930s? These structures document the struggles and lifeways of people that carved a living out of the lush forests of the Buffalo River region.