Arkansas Heritage Trails System

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Arkansas Heritage Trails System
Trail of Tears sign Shearerville 2012-04-01 012.jpg
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Formed: March 31, 2009 (2009-03-31)
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State: AR nn, Ark. nn, Hwy. nn
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Arkansas Heritage Trails System is a network of four historic trails within the state of Arkansas. The heritage trails system was established by the Arkansas General Assembly on March 31, 2009.[1] Roadways included in the system are Arkansas Department of Transportation (ArDOT) as well as county roads. The program emphasizes cooperation among the Arkansas Department of Heritage, the Department of Parks and Tourism, and the Department of Transportation.[2]

Butterfield Trail[edit]

  • Memphis to Fort Smith Route (with two separate routes through Little Rock)
  • Fort Smith to Missouri Route

Southwest Trail[edit]

  • Southwest Trail Route

Trail of Tears[edit]

  • Bell Route
  • Benge Route
  • Northern Route
  • Seminole Route
  • Chickasaw Route
  • Muscogee Route
  • Choctaw Route

Civil War Trail[edit]

  • Cabell's Route to Fayetteville
  • Camden Expedition Route
  • Confederate Approaches to Helena
    • Fagan's Approach Route
    • Marmaduke's Approach Route
    • Price, McRae and Parson's Approach Route
    • Walker's Approach Route
  • Confederate Approaches to Pine Bluff
    • Monroe and Thompson's Approach Route
    • Newton's Approach Route
    • Greene's Approach Route
  • Little Rock Campaign
    • Steele's Approach Route
    • Davidson's Approach Route
  • Pea Ridge Campaign
    • Confederate Advance Route
    • Sigel's Retreat Route
    • Ford Road Route
    • Bentonville Detour Route
    • Telegraph Road Route
    • Confederate Retreat Route, Alvin Seamster Road between Elkhorn Tavern and US 62
    • Curtis's Movements Route
    • Steele's Movements Route
  • Prairie Grove Campaign Route
    • Hindman's Approach Route
    • Herron's Approach Route
    • Blunt's Approach Route
  • Price Raid Route

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arkansas State Legislature (2009). "Heritage Trails System Act". State of Arkansas. 2009 chapter 728.
  2. ^ Oman, Noel E. (March 30, 2012). "Signs mark four historic routes in Arkansas". Camden, Arkansas: Camden News. 

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