Batesville is turning 200!
In the year 2021, the City of Batesville will be the first city in the State of Arkansas to celebrate a bicentennial founding date. Established in 1821, Batesville is the oldest existing city in Arkansas. This moment in our history will be one to celebrate!
A cluster of residents and organizations interested in the Bicentennial Celebration are currently meeting quarterly at the Independence County Library to discuss proposed activities and marketing opportunities for the year 2021.
The cluster's brainstorming hasgenerated ideas for live-action reenactments, historical tours, learning sessions,and much more.