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The William Looney Tavern

The William Looney Tavern

On the morning of May 4, 1861, a company of Arkansas State Troops known as the Hempstead Rifles prepared to leave for the Civil War. Standing in front of the Jones Hotel in Washington, Arkansas

On the morning of May a company of Arkansas State Troops known as the Hempstead Rifles prepared to leave for the Civil War. Standing in front of the Jones Hotel in Washington, Arkansas - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Howell "Doc" Rayburn - 12th Texas Cavalry, CSA. Called the most dangerous man in Arkansas during the Civil War. Good looks, long blond hair and blue eyes, he was only 21 yrs of age and weighed barely 100 pounds. Separated and trapped behind enemy lines, Howell recruited his own company - young boys about his age - that became known as the Phantom Unit for their daring exploits and ability to appear out of nowhere and pounce on unsuspecting federals.

"Doc" Rayburn - Confederate guerrilla and leader of the Des Arc resistance cell in White and Prairie Counties, Arkansas, which was also known as the Phantom Unit.

Hubbert's Hotel--the only building left standing in Berryville, Arkansas at the end of the Civil War

Hubbert's Hotel--the only building left standing in Berryville, Arkansas at the end of the Civil War - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Henry Andrew "Heck" Thomas went to work for the Fort Worth for a year. The famed "Hanging Judge", Isaac Parker appointed him a deputy US Marshall out of Fort Smith, Arkansas. From 1886 to 1900, his jurisdiction was the Indian Territory, now known as Oklahoma. Famed for his bravery, integrity, and fairness, he quickly became a legend. Teamed up with Bill Tilghman and Chris Madsen, they were soon known as the "Three Guardsmen"

Henry Andrew "Heck" Thomas went to work for Fort Worth for a year. The famed "Hanging Judge", Isaac Parker appointed him a deputy US Marshall out of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Most Haunted Hotel in America 1886 Crescent Hotel Eureka Springs, Arkansas . It still stands today and they have ghost tours daily.

America’s Most Haunted Ghost Tours The 1886 Crescent Hotel, recently listed on Travelocity’s Top 10 list of Haunted Hotels, is known as America’s Most Haunted Hotel. Do you like ghost stories?

Hot Springs,Arkansas : Jesse James and the Younger Brothers were fond of robbing stagecoaches near Hot Springs. Apparently, it was something to brag about. Here's a photo of three Arkansas men who were robbed of $3000 and some valuables. They commemorated the event by painting "Robbed by Jesse James January 15, 1874 on top of their stagecoach. This was supposedly the first of a string of James-Younger holdups on the road between Malvern and Hot Springs.

Hot Springs,Arkansas : Jesse James and the Younger Brothers were fond of robbing…

Belle Starr in a full-length studio portrait probably taken in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in the early 1880s.

The world has been always been a scary place and the women on this list did nothing to make it better. These women are robbers, gang queens,.

Here Are The 12 Oldest Towns In Arkansas

Here Are The 12 Oldest Towns In Arkansas... And They're Loaded With History

Arkansas has a long and storied history, and that history lives in its towns and cities.

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