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I enjoyed the piece on Historic Washington State Park. I took a summer school course from Ouachita Baptist University dealing with the history of southwest Arkansas. This course was held in Washington, AR. Reading this piece brought back many good memories of the class.

Donny Gatlin
Little Rock, AR