The Legend of Petit Jean

Petit Jean State Park in Arkansas is probably one of my favorites in the entire state, not just because of its breathtakingly beautiful views, but also because of the lovely ‘love’ story that is the Legend of Petit Jean. In the early days of explorers in Arkansas, somewhere back in the 1700’s, a French nobleman named Chavet…

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Toltec Mounds, Part II

Autumnal Equinox Celebration September 21, 2013 It was a gorgeous day, thankfully, after the dreary rainy day we had yesterday.  Puddles of water still stood in the flat “plaza” area at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park today, as about 50 of us, of all ages, came out to watch the sun set over Mound A from…

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