Davidsonville Historic State Park
President/CEO/Owner(s)/Manager: Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
Phone Number: 870-892-4708
Number of Years in Business: 58 Years
What does your business provide to its customers? Preservation and interpretation of a historic town site, two cemeteries, natural resources in the park and recreational opportunities.
What are some features that make your business unique? Davidsonville town site, Scott and Phillip-Reeves cemeteries, town site “ghost structures”, hiking trails, camping, fishing, picnic sites, history and nature oriented programs and events and activities.
Give us a brief history of your business: Davidsonville Historic State Park became a part of the state park system in 1957. The park preserves the town site of Davidsonville, a town founded in 1815 to be the first county seat of Lawrence County.
What do you see for the future of your business? Hopefully the park will continue to preserve the rich history and archaeological remains of Davidsonville for many generations to come and be a place where people can relax and have fun.
Additional Information: A new visitor center is currently being built and should be completed this fall. 2015 also marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of Davidsonville.