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My Hometown: Morrilton

My Hometown: Morrilton

In 1825, about a mile south of present-day Morrilton, a trading post was established by Major William Lewis and his son Stephen D. Lewis.  They called the area Lewisburg.  Because of its location on the Arkansas River this new little town thrived and had a population of nearly 2,000 by the time of its incorporation […]

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December 1, 2017 | By More