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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Welcome to the sights of ARKANSAS . . .





Today is my day. You can see the Arkansas block at the end of this post. But first,  a tour of some of the interesting places to visit in Arkansas.


First stop, my current home place,  Paris. Yes, many times I get kidded about being from Paris, France. Maybe some day I will get to visit there. 

 



















A few years ago, an area business man decided to take on the task of lighting up the square during the Christmas holidays. All it took was one man, dedicated to our city, to boost morale and bring a community together.


Next stop . . .

About 13 miles south of Paris on the highest peak in Arkansas is Mount Magazine State Park.

 The Lodge at Mount Magazine, the park's mountain resort lodge, offers first-class accommodations, classic Southern cuisine, and sweeping views from the south bluff of Arkansas's high point, 2,753-foot Mount Magazine.

Back in 1939, there was a small lodge and cabins located on the top of the mountain. But in 1971, a fire  destroyed everything. Locals continued to visit the mountain for the views it offered. In 1988, the mountain was declared a state park.   Years later, a lodge was built, cabins constructed, camping sites added and numerous trails built. It was officially opened in 2006. A visitors center also sits on the outer edge of the park. Frank Willems, a state representative from Subiaco (5 miles to the east of Paris), played an instrumental part in developing the mountain top. Unfortunately, Mr. Willems died in 2000 and never saw his work completed.

On to . . .

My hometown, Subiaco, Arkansas.  It is a very small town about 5 miles east of Paris.

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It is the home of Subiaco Abbey and Academy.  I grew up about a half a mile down the road from this beautiful monastery and school. It was my home church and the church where Larry and I were married. This is where Craig attended high school and Craig and Becca were married there. It will always be home.

My dad did some of the rock work on this beautiful church. My mom tells the story of my dad working on the top of the bell tower and his mother became ill. She says the wait for him to climb down so she could tell him seemed to be an eternity.

Next stop . . .


Shoal Bay.  It is a Corp of Engineer Park.  Arkansas has many Recreational Areas for swimming, picnicking, and camping. This one is within 20 miles of my home and our favorite. 

On down the road about 90 miles, we visit Little Rock, the state capital. Also, home of the Clinton Library.




I'm embarrassed to say that I have never been inside it. I do believe that may have to be a day trip this summer.

Looking for a girl's best friend? Then visit the  Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfeesboro. 

 
It is the only diamond-producing site in the world where the public can search for diamonds. And the policy here is "finders, keepers," meaning the diamonds you find are yours to keep. Sad to say, I haven't been here either. But this is another place I plan to visit this summer. Maybe I'll even find a diamond.

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Blanchard Springs Caverns   These caves are located near Mountain View (which is a lazy little town known for the Ozark Folk Center and its' love of folk music). I have actually been to these caverns but it was when I was a tween. I vaguely remember my dad doing some work here before it was opened in 1973.  I don't remember if he worked on some of the walkways and railings inside the caves or on the visitors center.  I will have to ask him.

Our next stop will be the eclectic town of

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Eureka Springs.  It is well-known for the hilly downtown area of cobblestone roads lined with shops of every type you can imagine. It is also considered a wedding town because of the Thorncrown Chapel.  This chapel is made almost entirely of glass. Just beautiful.



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Our last stop will be Bentonville in Northwest Arkansas

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to visit Crystal Bridges. This is a fairly new museum built in November, 2011.  It was funded by Alice Walton and the admission is sponsored by Walmart. It is truly a unique art museum with some changing exhibits.

Now we have traveled all through the state and have come full swing. A beautiful 1 1/2 - 2 hour drive will bring you back to Paris.

If you read through the whole post, you will know why I chose the trees and diamonds to add to the block. The block with the large diamond is actually modeled after our state flag.



AMB is giving away a pack of eight fat quarters to a blogger who comments on this blog. And . . .  a pack for each state,  so go check out the other states'  plates

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To win here, just leave a comment on this post telling me which place you would like to visit in Arkansas.   (You must live in the US to enter.) A winner will be announced June 7th.  Then drop by tomorrow and enter to win another giveaway.

Happy snipping, stitching, and quilting.



163 comments:

  1. I've visited crystal bridges and recommend it, I think the diamond mine would be fun with the granddaughters.

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  2. I'd like to visit the Crater of Diamonds. And I'd also like to visit Bentonville since we have our own Bentonville here in North Carolina - both Civil War sites. Thanks.

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  3. Mount Magazine State Park looks beautiful, I love a good like in the woods. Also diamonds ARE a girls best friend and who wouldn't love to fine their own at the Crater of Diamonds. Thanks for showing me around, I had a great time. Toni Anne from Long Island NY

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  4. Wow, so many interesting things in Arkansas! The caverns would be my first stop. Thanks for sharing -- I didn't know much about Arkansas before this.

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  5. Toss up between Mount Magazine State Park and Blanchard Springs Caverns. When I was a tween my parents took me on a vacation where we visited a bunch of caves, and caverns. We went again when I was much older to different ones and it was fabulous. So I pick Blanchard Springs Caverns.

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  6. Wow! I would love to visit all of these places - but probably the first place would be Mount Magazine State Park. I've never been to Arkansas but would love to go!
    Beth...... oneoldgoat1962 at gmail dot com

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  7. Little Rock! I have a good friend who lives there :)

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  8. I would love to see the Thorncrown Chapel. Just beautiful!

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  9. This is a great tour of the USA. In Arkansas I'd love to visit the diamond field and the art museum in Bentonville. Thanks for the tour and a peak at your state.

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  10. The Crystal Bridges. Your state looks amazing.

    suebennett1975@gmail.com

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  11. You did a super job describing your state. I would like to visit Magazine State park.

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  12. Good morning! I would love to visit Hot Springs...we have family in the area.

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  13. I absolutely love Arkansas! I've been to the Passion Play in Eureka Springs as a teen and so love the mountains. We were in Hot Springs about 2 years ago camping for a week. I love it! I've been to Little Rock a few times and they have a lot to see there. We saw the house that was shown on Designing Women and visited numerous places there. 2 years ago we toured a submarine there. That was extremely enlightening. So glad I don't have to go down in that thing. The Thorncrown Chapel is absolutely breathtaking. I've never been to the Clinton Library or the Diamond Mine. I want to go back to Eureka Springs. My husband has never been and would love it there.

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  14. I'd love to see the Thorncrown Chapel! It looks gorgeous! Of course, I wouldn't say no to a diamond or two ;)

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  15. The glass chapel and the abbey would definitely be on my list, along with just touring the countryside. I've never been to Arkansas, sadly.

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  16. I've been to Arkansas and loved the rolling hills, Eureka's lovely little gem of a town and the state park. Thorncrown Chapel was an amazing site to see also. We visited a beautiful botanical garden right around there also but I can't recall the name of it. It's a lovely state.
    marsha.hodgkins(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  17. Mount Magazine State Park looks gorgeous!

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  18. Mount Magazine State Park looks lovely -- that would be my choice. Thanks! info {at} cocoplumbeachhouse {dot} com.

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  19. It would either be the state park or Eureka Springs. Both look like interesting places to visit.

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  20. I would love to visit Mount Magazine State Park. From there I could day trip to all the sites you showed.

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  21. I would love to visit Eureka Springs. You have a lovely state. Thank you for sharing.

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  22. Well, Mount Magazine sounds awesome to me. The outdoor places with views win out over shopping, always.
    Thanks for sharing your creative side with us.

    spirit dot in dot stoney at gmail dot com

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  23. I live in Arkansas and we just talked about going to the diamond mines this year. We also live in a tourist town because the Spring River is a rafting and canoeing river. The town of Hardy is all antiques and crafts.

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  24. ooh love your block...and eureka springs seems like a fun place to start!

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  25. I've been to the Crater of Diamonds. It was fun but hard work, I did not find a diamond. Oh well, maybe next time.

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  26. I'm a city girl so I would like to visit Little Rock. I have been to Arkansas once, but only because the plane I was on had to make an emergency landing there. I was in the airport for over 8 hours, but I was safe and it was a nice airport so I couldn't really complain.

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  27. I've been to several parts of Arkansas but the place I want to visit (get married in is Thorncrown chapel)! Wasn't able to convince my California family that it was a practical place to have my wedding! I WANT to go back to little rock and eat at the Whole Hog gain! Yum! Thanks for the opportunity

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  28. Mt Magazine State Park would be my choice. Your block is cool!

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  29. Thorncrown Chapel would be calling my name. Very interesting in appearance!
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  30. They all look like fun places to see. It would be fun to take my kids to the Crater of Diamonds State Park and my son is sitting on my lap looking and just said he'd like to visit Blanchard Springs Cavern. Thanks for sharing the wonderful places in your state.

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  31. Mount Magazine State Park looks amazing but so do several other sites you mentioned. Thanks for the opportunity to visit a little bit of your state.

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  32. If I was visiting the State if Arkansas, I would definitely stop in Little Rock to see the Clinton Library and go see Crystal Bridges. Thank you for sharing the history of your State with us and for being a part of the AMB Blog Tour. Who knows, maybe I could become the lucky winner of those awesome fabric.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  33. Thank you for sharing about your state. I would like to visit at Christmas time and see the lights on your town's square. Small towns in Texas do that too and it's magical to see at night.

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  34. I would love to visit the Mountain State Park. It looks amazing. Thanks so much for the tour.

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  35. I would like to go to Eureka Springs. I love eclectic little towns with shops. And I also love diamonds, so Ill have to go hunt for those as well! Thanks for this post!

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  36. Thank you for the wonderful tour. I think I would have to visit Mount Magazine State Park.

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  37. I do believe I have been to all the places that you show and most more than once - I would like to go back to Mount Magazine again for a visit - love the views.

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  38. I am in Arkansas too! I live north central, but have been all over. I too have not visted the Crater of Diamonds park. I really want too!

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  39. Wonderful tour of Arkansas. I have been to Arkansas to the War Eagle Craft shows in Rogers, AR. That is a lot of crafts and fun. so much fun I have been there several times. Your plate is pretty neat.


    nroot at lycos dot com

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  40. I would love to do the diamond site with my kids! sarah@forrussia.org

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  41. I just love your quilt in the rocking chair. I have been to Arkansas once to visit the Caverns and while eating catfish at a local restaurant returned to our car with a full blown blizzard. I do plan on visiting your lovely state again. I'd like to see some of the places you showed us but we were thinking a trip to the Diamond State Park for sure. We will try and drop by. Dora G. ladyhawk201@hotmail.com

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  42. Never been to Arkansas, but I'd like to visit Eureka Springs.

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  43. I'm from Louisiana so visiting is an easy jaunt. One of our favorite vacations ended with an impromptu swim in a cold Arkansas river. Refreshing and invigorating in August, it got us home very happy. We also love Hot Springs. Your block is interesting and fun. Love the diamond!

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  44. The Clinton library. I thought Bill was an awesome president!

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  45. I used to live in North Little Rock up to age 12. I love Hot Springs and the Ozarks (Petit Jean Ham!). Thanks for the opportunity! notwendy gmail

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  46. I'd love to see the Caverns!

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  47. Blanchard Springs Caverns look interesting. 24Tangent "at" gmail "dot" com

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  48. I have never been to Arkansas. I would love to visit Blanchard Springs Caverns. jhicks62@hughes.net

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  49. Mount Magazine State Park, It looks beautiful!!

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  50. Your blocks turned out lovely. My kids keep wanted to go dig diamonds. Hopefully we can stop there on vacation.

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  51. I have visited some of the areas you wrote about. Arkansas is a beautiful state. The place I have not visited and would find fun is hunting for diamonds.

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  52. I have visited some of the areas you wrote about. Arkansas is a beautiful state. The place I have not visited and would find fun is hunting for diamonds.

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  53. I'd like to visit Mt. Magazine State Park.

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  54. What a lovely tour and your block is very clever. I would visit the Mount Magazine State Park.

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  55. I've been to Arkansas, flew into Little Rock and took a lovely car trip to Mountain Home to visit my mom, who retired there. We stopped in Mountain View on the way. It's a beautiful state, and I'd visit again any time!

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  56. I would like to visit the caverns. Enjoyed you tour of Arkansas.

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  57. Wonderful tour of your state, I would enjoy the mountains then find some back roads to enjoy the little towns and shops.

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  58. I so enjoyed your tour of your state. I now want to visit! I would definitely be checking out the museum and the caverns. Thanks!

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  59. My mom and her husband toured Arkansas last month with a church group. They loved Crystal Bridges. I think I would like to be at Mount Magazine State Park!

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  60. oh i'd love to go searching for my own diamonds! sounds amazing.

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  61. Definitely the diamond fields!!

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  62. I've driven through Arkansas, but not visited anywhere. My husband wants to visit the Clinton Library (he collects political campaign memorabilia), while I'd like to see Crystal Bridges.

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  63. The Lodge looks like a great place to just chill, with beautiful scenery!

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  64. I'd love to go to the diamond fields. A friend of mine did it a few years ago, and it sounds like a lot of fun!

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  65. I'd like to go to the diamond fields also. My uncle and his wife would go there every couple of years.

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  66. I had heard that there was a place in Arkansas where you could dig for diamonds, but I never heard what it was called. Now that I know it's for real, I'm putting it on my bucket list!

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  67. Wow - so much I didn't know about Arkansas. I'd like to visit the caverns, but also try my hand at diamond hunting!

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  68. i would love to visit Blanchard Springs Caverns, we have a cave that is going to close that i took my kids to many years ago close in Ala.

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  69. I would love to visit Mount Magazine State Park. I have never heard of it before, but is sounds amazing. Thanks for the information!

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  70. I would like to visit the caverns, but all the other places sound interesting too.

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  71. Definitely the diamond fields! I actually years ago lived outside of Mena in a little place called Shady

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  72. I would visit Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfeesboro. I like to play in the dirt and if I found a diamond in the process I would be happy.

    paulacox7198@yahoo.com

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  73. Last spring my sister and I visited Hot Springs and Crater of Diamonds State Park. We had a great time, we also stopped at Marshall's Dry Goods in Batesville.
    dragonfly9716 at yahoo dot com

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  74. I'd like to visit some friends we have that retired near Little Rock and haven't seen in a few years. And then maybe the caverns.

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  75. I want to visit Paris at Christmas and Mt. Magazine State Park in the autumn. Also the monastery any time. I like your design for your plate.

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  76. I've only been through Arkansas on my way west, so would love to see all these sites. Subiaco Abbey looks lovely. Thank you for the nice, personal tour of your state.

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  77. I'd love to see Mt Magazine, and it would be fun to visit Pine Bluff again (my Armay Reserve unit used to train at the arsenal, but we never go to go into town!)

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  78. Beautiful block, Vivian, and a nice tour of the western side of the state! We lived in the Delta area for a while - not nearly as nice! I'd love to spend some time in your neck of the woods….

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  79. I'd like to visit Mount Magazine State Park. Love the state elements on your license plate - brilliant!

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  80. Oh, my, I would like to visit every area! I'd love to see the glass chapel, the caverns, to stay on the mountain, and I suppose I could try my luck at some diamonds! I did not know Arkansas had so much to offer. Then again, I never checked it out... but if I am in the area sometime, I will definitely be scheduling some stops!

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  81. Iowa here - Thorncrown would be my first stop

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  82. I'd like to visit the Subiaco Abbey and Academy. I didn't know Arkansas had so many interesting places.

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  83. We drove through Arkansas on our home from Texas to Wisconsin. Unfortunately that day there was a horrific ice storm so we just kept on driving until we got to MO. There were several places we wanted to stop, but they will have to wait until next time. I would love to visit the diamond field.

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  84. I have only been to Arkansas once, but I fell in love with the Ozarks immediately! I'd love to see them again. I'd also like to visit the Blanchard Springs Caverns.

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  85. Fun block! I have been to Eureka Springs, and it was so beautiful! I went to a nice quilt shop there in a really cool building downtown. Be sure to visit my blog to see my block on June 12, renaissanceSandi.blogspot.com

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  86. All the places that you showed us look interesting but I think my first stop would be the caverns. The Diamond field would be the second stop.

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  87. I would love to find a diamond. I love visiting caves too.

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  88. Mount Magazine State Park looks really nice.... and don't they have Hot Springs around Eureka also?

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  89. Although we visited Conway many years ago, your area seems ideal to visit. Thank you for the giveaway. maryellen1304@hotmail.com

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  90. I would love to visit Crater of Diamond State Park. I am good at finding anything and would love to find a diamond. What fun that would be! Thanks for the great tour! tweetyb936@aol.com

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  91. I always choose a place with either historical or educational value...but this time I am jumping out of my box... I choose the Diamond crater! Now.. just hope I would find one!
    Like your plate too!
    Cheri
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  92. I have been to Arkansas a few times. We visited Eureka Springs and some sort of fishery that was more in the north central part of Arkansas. I remember seeing a huge carved figure of Christ on one of our trips. Not sure if that was southern Missouri or northern Arkansas. Anyway, you have a beautiful state. I just enjoy the scenery!

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  93. Thank you for the tour of Arkansas. This was way cool. I would love to visit all those places. Especially, Mt. Magazine State Park, the Caverns, the chapel. Love how green and lovely Arkansas is.

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  94. Ooooh love all the info & pictures you have shared about your Beautiful State!!! Would love to see the Blanchard Caverns!!

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  95. Oh my goodness I want to visit that Thorncrown Chapel! That looks like a quilt waiting to be made! :)

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  96. I have always wanted to visit the Diamond State Park! how fun would that be?! thanks and I love your block!

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  97. I want to visit the Clinton Library. I am on a mission to see as many as I can. Love the block, my Mom was from Arkansas, Roe.

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  98. I would like to visit the Chapel in Eureka Springs.

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  99. I like those Crystal Bridges, look really lovely. Also the Caverns would keep us busy. bbmolony@comcast.net

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  100. I would love to visit Hot Springs!

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  101. Nice block - thanks for the tour. I love caves & would love to visit the Blanchard Springs Caverns.

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  102. Interesting tour, I would love to hunt for diamonds!

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  103. I enjoyed your tour, havingno idea before what Arkansas has to offer. I would love to see the Crystal Bridges first, then make my way around the rest of your state.

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  104. Vivian, What a fun tour you took us on of Arkansas! I learned so much and need to get back there for a visit! The last time was when we moved from CA to MA summer of '71. I remember it was so green. Exclude me from your giveaway, but great job on your license plate! I just LOVE it and your creative process for designing it!

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  105. I have been through Arkansas but haven't spent much time there. I think I would love to visit Hot Springs. romanczukc@gmail.com

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  106. Thanks for the wonderful tour of Arkansas. I would love to visit the Crystal Bridges and the Thorncrown Chapel. They look amazing.

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  107. Wonderful tour. I'd like to see the Diamond Crater, it would be cool to sift through dirt and find something.

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  108. I would like to visit the hometowns and cemeteries in Southwestern Arkansas where my ancestors lived. Then for fun I would like to see Crater of Diamonds State Park and Blanchard Springs Caverns. Fall is the best time since the color changes in the leaves is so pretty. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  109. We are a family of avid campers so I would say Mount Magazine State Park sounds pretty fantastic. Thanks for sharing a bit of Arkansas history with us!

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  110. Looking for diamonds sounds like a fun family day and walking in the town of Eureka Springs with all of its eclectic shops.
    Carolyn B

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  111. Mount Magazine looks pretty and interesting. And then I'd move on to Eureka Springs. Thanks for the stroll through Arkansas. Nice block! And thanks for the chance to win.

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  112. I'd love to visit Thorncrown Chapel.

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  113. I would like to see the Thorncrown Chapel
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  114. It was many years ago, but I visited Arkansas and stayed in Eureka Springs just so we could attend the great passion play. It was an enjoyable evening, although it did get a bit chilly (early October). I would like to visit again.

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  115. Great block. I would like to see those caverns - they look cool.

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  116. I love that church and abbey. What a gorgeous wedding that must have been.

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  117. I have been everywhere in AR as I have relatives there and many friends. I would just like to be in AR every Spring and Fall. IT is so beautiful then. Winter I am wary of any more as I was there for the icestrorms 2013.

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  118. I think I would like to visit Mount Magazine. It looks beautiful and very peaceful. Eureka Springs looks like a fun place to visit too.

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  119. I'd like to visit the Blanchard Springs Caverns - they look interesting.
    Thanks,
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  120. I'd like to see it all, but the chapel and Crystal Bridges sound especially wonderful.

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  121. I would like to visit Little Rock and check out Bill Clinton's presidential library..thanks for sharing. I like your block!

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  122. I have been to Arkansas many times and it is always fun! Although I have been by Johnny Cash's boyhood home before in Dyess, I want to be back and revisit since it has been bought and restored by Arkansas state university. Stargal714@yahoo.com

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  123. Hot Springs is my happy place in Arkansas. Hot Springs and Little Rock are the only places that I have been to in your lovely state. Thanks for the information about all the other great places! And thanks for sharing your lovely license plate!

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  124. Blanchard Caverns look really cool, that would be my first stop, then I would check out any quilt shop if possible.

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  125. I've never been to AR but the Blanchard Caverns look beautiful. Maybe someday... Your block looks great.

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  126. I would love to visit the diamond mine first, but everything you showed was beautiful and I would love to visit all of it! Your block does represent your state well! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  127. I would love to see the Thorncrown chapel. Who knew there was so much of interest in Arkansas.

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  128. What a great informative post, really makes me want to visit Arkansas! I've ever only been to Little Rock, and then only to argue a case in your State Supreme Court, so I didn't have time for much sight seeing. I won the case, but only found out much later, so I have a favorable memory of the experience!
    I'd love to visit the Clinton library the most, I think

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  129. I would love to see the square all lit up for Christmas. Thanks so much for the tour of Arkansas!

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  130. Who wouldn't want to find a diamond or go spelunking in the caves? Great job on your license plate!

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  131. I live your block and it will look fabulous in the final quilt with all of our blocks. Nicely done.

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  132. I think I would like to visit Mount Magazine State Park, what a beautiful picture or the caves. Thanks for sharing some great sites with us.

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  133. I would love to visit the Diamond park to mine for diamonds. The crystal bridges museum sounds spectacular as well. Great tour and block

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  134. I'd love to visit Crater of Diamonds park (and I'd have to go back to Eureka Springs to get more Two Dumb Dames divinity). Thanks for the great post about your state.

    Nancy in Denver
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  135. Would love to visit my niece in Little Rock! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

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  136. I lived in Little Rock when I was five . . . .long time ago! I would like to go back and see if it is how I remember!

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  137. I'd like to visit Mount Magazine State Park and the Thorncrown Chapel! Gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  138. Those caverns look amazing!

    Great photos, and a great block!

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  139. I would love to visit that glass chapel!! That looks amazing! Nice job on the block!

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  140. i have vacationed in arkansas several times, love the mountains.

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  141. Great state tour and block. Thanks for the giveaway..As I like nature I would love to visit the Diamond park...martamanole@yahoo.com

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  142. I love the cavern, been there before. Fishing is great in your state.

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  143. I'd love to visit Mt. Magazine State Park and Crystal Bridges.

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  144. I would love to visit Eureka Springs.

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  145. I was sold at the caves. I would love a chance to see them in person!

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  146. i see alot of good recommendations in the posts, but since i have a friend near little rock, i think i would visit her and let her play tour guide! my yahoo account is fvfvfrf

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  147. I'm a diamond girl! It's my birthstone, so I want to go there. I had no idea that was available in the US. So cool. Thanks for the tour. I now have a new state to visit on my bucket list.

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  148. I would want to visit Blanchard Springs Caverns. I love caves and caverns. When I lived in Virginia, I visited Luray Caverns and they were so beautiful! Love all the license plates and the AMB tour is really interesting!

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  149. Of the beautiful pictures and descriptions you shared, I think I'd love to visit Eureka Springs as the shops look quaint and eclectic and that chapel is simply gorgeous!

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  150. Arkansas surely has many beautiful places in it. I would love to visit Crater of Diamonds State Park and find a diamond! Thanks for sharing with us about your state. Cynthia cknapp3626@sbcglobal.net

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  151. Arkansas surely has many beautiful places in it. I would love to visit Crater of Diamonds State Park and find a diamond! Thanks for sharing with us about your state. Cynthia cknapp3626@sbcglobal.net

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  152. P. Allen Smith (the gardening guru) has a homestead open for tours in Arkansas. That would be my definite pick to visit in your state.

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  153. I'd love to visit family who live in Lakeview, Arkansas.
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  154. I have read about the different presidents' libraries and thought it would be fun to visit that beautiful building of the Clinton library. There is a lot to do in your state.

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  155. I actually did visit Arkansas once but I wasn't able to make it to the Clinton Library either. I think they may have still been building it.

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  156. Blanchard Springs Caverns look amazing! Would have to visit there!
    allisonpogany@gmail.com

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  157. So very pretty! Will you be posting instructions? catremus@gmail.com

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  158. I would love to see that glass chapel!!!

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  159. I think I now want to the see the glass bridges you highlighted.

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  160. Would love to visit Eureka Springs, it's so pretty!!

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  161. I have stopped over in your state when driving to Texas. I would like to go back to visit the Clinton Library.

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  162. Oooooh, I would love to visit Blanchard Springs Caverns!
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