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Sandwiching in History: Old State House

November 6, 2020 12 PM to November 6, 2020 1PM

Old State House - 300 West Markham, Little Rock AR



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Old State House, 300 W. Markham St., Little Rock (November 6)

In 1833, at the direction of the territorial government architect Gideon Shryock and his employee George Weigart designed a state capitol building for the soon to be new state of Arkansas. Completed in the 1840s, it stands today as the oldest surviving state capitol building west of the Mississippi River. The Old State House was replaced by the new Capitol Building in 1915 and has since served as a medical school, veteran’s memorial, and a nationally recognized museum.

This is event is free and open to the public. This event does not require an RSVP.Those attending the tours are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, seasonally and weather appropriate clothing, and exercise respect for property owners and pedestrians when parking. Tours generally occur rain or shine, however those interested should follow the AHPP’s Facebook page for any last minute news about tours as severe weather has caused postponements or rescheduling in the past.



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