The upcoming election is all anyone is talking about. But with so many hot button issues, let’s take a moment to appreciate some of the less controversial political moments. Here are some of the most iconic presidential visits to Arkansas through the years:
- 1910: Theodore Roosevelt spoke at the Arkansas State Fair in Hot Springs.
- 1936: Franklin D. Roosevelt spoke at Centennial Stadium in Little Rock.
- 1963: John F. Kennedy attended the Greers Ferry Dam dedication.
- 1975: Gerald R. Ford attended the dedication of St. Edward’s Mercy Medical Center.
- 1984: Ronald Reagan hosted a political rally in north Little Rock.
– Maeghen Carter, Ghidotti Communications