Extensive research has gone into the preparation of this field guide with the specific aim of serving the East Arkansas Planning and Development District. All content was prepared by Ruth Hawkins, Director of Heritage Sites at Arkansas State University. This field guide is separated into the following sections:
Ten Points to Keep in Mind
Ten Steps for Developing a Heritage Tourism Plan
Specific Recommendations for Consideration
Below is an excerpt from the author:
Congratulations! If you are reading this Field Guide, then you have determined, or are considering, that heritage tourism could be a vital part of the economic development mix for your community. This guide provides some points to keep in mind, basic steps for getting started, and specific recommendations for consideration. It also includes an interactive inventory of attractions for the region.