At the Corner of 5th Principle Meridian & Baseline

ToadDate 0382.10.15.17-AR In December of 1803 France transferred ownership of over 828,000 square miles of property to the U.S. This deal is known as the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the U.S. Fast forward to 1815. President Madison orders a survey of the acquisition, to provide land as payment for veterans of the … More At the Corner of 5th Principle Meridian & Baseline

Digging for Diamonds

ToadDate 0379.10.12.17-AR The diamond is the state gem of Arkansas. In Murfreesboro, Arkansas is the Crater of Diamonds State Park. This is the only place in the world where you can dig for diamonds and keep all you find. The digging field is 37 acres with washing stations and a place you can rent all … More Digging for Diamonds