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Exploring Arkansas July 2016


It began in the early sixties and is still going strong - the annual Arkansas Folk Festival in the Folk Music Capital of the World - Mountain View. Archery legend Ben Pearson of Pine Bluff in 1966 began a one-of-a-kind Ozark retreat in Prim, which now his son and grandson continue the Longbow legacy and vision. Ravenden Springs was once called "Arkansas' Dream Town" during the 1880's as folks from all over flocked to its five "healing springs". The town's most unique feature is Hall's Creek Canyon.