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Quietly contemplative.

We were on a boat, which stopped at Helena. The Freedom Park was at the far end of our hop on hop... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
York, United Kingdom
Beautiful scenery

There is lots of civil war history in Helena. We drove by many sites but spent time here enjoying... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
William C
Saint Louis
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15 Apr 2018
“So much history”
6 Dec 2017
“Quietly contemplative.”
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Not a huge park but certainly one of significance.Close to the river and a lot of history including much on the Civil War which is probably of most interest to visitors.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were on a boat, which stopped at Helena. The Freedom Park was at the far end of our hop on hop off bus tour. There is a paved route, which takes you to the various information stations and sculptures. It is nicely laid out...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 30 November 2016

There is lots of civil war history in Helena. We drove by many sites but spent time here enjoying beautiful view and great weather.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank William C
Reviewed 14 May 2016

One of the reasons to visit Helena is the feeling of history - so much to see that takes you back a couple of hundred years - this gives you a strong feeling of the Civil War.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My husband and I both majored in history so we love to stop and read historical markers by the side of the road. So imagine our delight to find a whole park full of them!! Best Historical Markers in Parks--Ever!! We thoroughly enjoyed reading the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Silrad
Reviewed 15 March 2015

The slaves as they were being freed by the Union army during the Civil War were called Contraband by the Union officers and soldiers. The freed slaves in Helena, Arkansas in 1863 were settled in tents and rough hewn log cabins and were built on...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Ron A
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Freedom Park is a newly opened park in Helena that tells about the Contraband camp that was located at the site. This is the first location in Arkansas designated as a National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom site. It's also part of Arkansas Civil War...More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank airlink9972
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