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By Steven Hanley,Ray Hanley

First proven by way of the French in 1686, Arkansas put up used to be the 1st everlasting ecu cost within the Mississippi River Valley. It performed a key function within the lengthy fight among France, Spain, and England for keep watch over of the profitable fur alternate. the one conflict of the yankee Revolution fought west of the Mississippi happened in Arkansas County. positioned within the middle of the Grand Prairie, Stuttgart, one in every of Arkansas County seats, is named the �duck and rice capital of the world.� Bayou Meto and several other lakes draw waterfowl to the realm each one fall, and geese flocking to Stuttgart allure hunters from around the state. every one November, the group hosts the area Championship Duck Calling Contest.

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