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The murals on the exterior walls of some of Pine Bluff's downtown buildings are not only exquisite but unique and educational as well. While enjoying them you can learn some interesting historical facts about Pine Bluff.

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The Murals on Main project was launched in 1992 by Pine Bluff Downtown Development, Inc., a non-profit organization with the goal of revitalizing downtown. Thirteen murals have been completed so far, and nine more are planned for a total of 22. Click to scroll downAbout Chief Saracen

The Chief Saracen mural located at Barraque & Main is the first in Pine Bluff by Robert Dafford, the internationally known mural artist who painted it. It is not known exactly how much of the Chief Saracen story is legend and how much is truth, but it is known that the event portrayed in the story occured before Pine Bluff was an incorpororated city and before Arkansas was a state. Click to scroll downThe story

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The paintings, museums and historic district, featuring residences and landmarks that are on the National Register of Historic Places, offer a unique downtown attraction. More information about events and other points of interest available from

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