Dardanelle Council Oaks

Treaty of Council Oaks  On June 24, 1823, Acting Governor Robert Crittenden of Arkansas Territory met with a group of Arkansas Cherokee leaders at the home of Cherokee agent David Brearley on the south side of the Arkansas River in the vicinity of modern Dardanelle (Yell County). The leaders present included John Jolly (who was …

Dardanelle Rock

RV About Magizine November 2014 We all know someone who’s done it. Many of us have done it ourselves. It almost begs to be climbed. Dardanelle Rock.    The desire is not a new one. For untold millennia, the massive sandstone formation has stood lookout over the river, paying little heed to the countless men and …