Big deal: New Clinton Center exhibit shows how Louisiana Purchase doubled size of U.S.

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

The first page of the treaty between France and the United States is being displayed in “The Great Exhibition: Exploring the Louisiana Purchase and Its Impact on Arkansas.”

The first page of the treaty between France and the United States is being displayed in “The Great Exhibition: Exploring the Louisiana Purchase and Its Impact on Arkansas.”

Aging pieces of paper. A knife and fork. A portrait of Napoleon.

“The Great Exhibition: Exploring the Louisiana Purchase and Its Impact on Arkansas”

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday through March 4, Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock

Admission: $10; ages 62 and older, college students, retired U.S. military $8; children 6-17 $6; active U.S. military and children under 6 free

clintonpresidentialcenter.org, wjcf.co/fusion18

(501) 374-4242

Louisiana Purchase Convention for payment of sums to US citizens, signed by Livingston, Monroe and de Barbe-Marbois

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