Seal of the state of Arkansas, 1876

Arkansas seal

Seal of the state of Arkansas, 1876

Seal of the state of Arkansas, 1876

Arkansas seal

Seal of the state of Arkansas, 1876

An view of Hot Springs, Arkansas which is nestled in a valley between two mountains. Hot Springs is traditionally known for the natural spring water that gives it its name, flowing out of the ground at a temperature of 147 degrees Fahrenheit. Also is the home town of former President Bill Clinton.

Hot Springs, Arkanasas

An view of Hot Springs, Arkansas which is nestled in a valley between two mountains. Hot Springs is…

First Governor of Arkansas

John Law

First Governor of Arkansas

An illustration of Arkansas State Penitentiary as pictured in 1874. The prisoners housed were the main labor force behind Little Rock's capital building. The capital building was built on the prison grounds.

Arkansas State Penitentiary

An illustration of Arkansas State Penitentiary as pictured in 1874. The prisoners housed were the main…

The Arkansas State capital Building, located in Little Rock, is the seat of government of the state of Arkansas. The exterior of the Capital is made of limestone, which was quarried in Batesville, AR. Total construction was $2.2 million with today's value of the building being $320 million. The front entrance doors are made of bronze, which are ten feet tall, four inches thick, and were purchased from Tiffany's in New Tork for $10,000. The cupola is covered in 24 karat gold leaf. Construction took 16 years -- from 1899 to 1915.

Arkansas State Capital

The Arkansas State capital Building, located in Little Rock, is the seat of government of the state…