Arago: Arkansas Centennial Issue

Arkansas Centennial Issue

Issued on June 15, 1936, this 3-cent violet stamp observed the 100th anniversary of Arkansas statehood. The central design features the Old State House in Little Rock. At lower left is a depiction of Arkansas Post, the first European settlement in Arkansas, established as a French trading post on the Arkansas River in 1686, and later the first territorial capital. At lower right is the present Arkansas State Capitol.

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