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The Old State House in Little Rock, Arkansas is the oldest state capitol building that is still intact, until today. It was constructed around 1833 to 1842 and continues to be functional until today, where it is already transformed into a museum.

The Old State House is designed with the Greek revival style by its architect, Gideon Shyrock. It is also well known for its roles in different historical events like former President Bill Clinton?s election celebrations in 1992, the fatal knife fight of Arkansas House of Representatives legislators in 1837, and as the Brooks-Baxter War?s focal point during the Civil War.

When the new capitol building was built in 1912, the Old State House became a medical school for some time. And then it was renamed into the Arkansas War Memorial and serves as a headquarters and meeting venue for various state and federal agencies and some patriotic groups.

The Old State House was transformed into a museum in 1947 and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997.
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