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Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove

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4.6/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park is an Arkansas state park located next to Prairie Grove. It commemorates the Battle of Prairie Grove, fought December 7, 1862, in the American Civil War. The battle secured northwestern Arkansas for the Union.The portion of the park within a 64acre triangle formed by North Rd. on the NW and U.S. 62 on the S was first listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970. The area of this district was increased in 1992 to and then again in 2005 to. Prominent features of the park include its battle monument, a chimney carefully relocated here from the site of a skirmish, and the Hindman Museum, bequested by Biscoe Hindman, the grandson of General Thomas C. Hindman who commanded the Confederate forces in the battle.The Prairie Grove Airlight Outdoor Telephone Booth, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is opposite the entrance to the park on U.S. 62.
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  • Labor Day Weekend Event and Pok√©mon Go stops. Carnival food, Craft Fair, Square Dance Competition. This is a big event in Prairie Grove, so big that the kids are out of school the next day. The histor...  read more »
  • The Prairie Grove State Park is dedicated to the little know Battle of Prairie Grove which was fought on December 7, 1862 during the War of Northern Aggression. The park occupies what would be the cen...  read more »
  • Prairie Grove, AR has great antique shopping downtown but this sleepy little town comes alive every Labor Day weekend on the beautiful grounds of the historic Battlefield State Park with The Clothesli...  read more »
  • Wonderful events throughout the year, places to rent for private parties, beautiful walking trails and lots of history. Enjoy the Clothesline Fair with crafts and square dancing or one of the battle reenactments. Plenty to do here. The play equipment is newer and cared for and the park is clean. New bathroom facilities are wonderful.
  • Nice atmosphere, peaceful, nice views
  • Great people working here explaining the history of the civil war in Arkansas.
  • Great park - awesome place to hang out, walk, grill, and learn some history!
  • The Clothesline Fair was great - had tons of creative, quality, vendors.
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