Conway Cemetery State Park

Worth the side trip especially for history buffs

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This eleven acre historic site is near Walnut Hill, Arkansas. This was the family plot for the first governor of Arkansas, James Sevier Conway. He took office on June 15, 1836, when Arkansas was admitted to the union as the 25th state. While visiting Texarkana, or camping at Millowwd Lake or Logoly State Park, you can take a quick side trip to this area.

Click Here to see more detail about this historical site.

More information about Governor Conway can be found at Geni.com

and the website National Governors Association.

The tombstone is that of Governor Conway. The Plaque tells some of the history of this family and the land for the graveyard. Below is a pan of the whole site.