The state of Arkansas is bounded by natural geographic barriers: mountains to the north and west, bayou to the south, and the Mississippi River to the east. The river provided a transportation route for explorers and travelers moving north and south. Early Arkansas was covered by forests, including fruit and nut trees in the west and prairie land to the east. The land was abundant with animals for hunting and trapping, food-bearing plants, and fertile land ideal for farming. Arkansas was also blessed with many salt springs that when processed, the refined salt was used to preserve meat. Mineral deposits such as lead, zinc, manganese, coal, and iron were ideal for mining. The abundance of these natural resources brought many explorers and settlers to the area
The Arkansas Genealogy Legacy QuickGuide™ contains valuable research strategy to help you find your Natural State ancestors. This handy 7-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.
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