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Select from the following images for either your PC or Mac and follow our easy instructions to set your computer wallpaper. You can choose the wallpaper size that matches your desktop resolution (1280x1024 1024x768 or a 320x480 optimized iPhone version!). The preview images displayed are smaller than the actual sizes.

Need help putting the wallpaper on your desktop? Follow our wallpaper instructions.

WALLPAPERS: Wallpaper Instructions


  1. Click on the PC link to the image of your choice.
  2. You will then be prompted to save the image or open it from its current location. You want to save the image.
  3. A box will then appear that asks where you would like to save the file. We suggest that you save the file to your desktop. If you save it in any other location, please remember the location so you can find it later!
  4. Minimize all programs so you can see your Windows desktop (if you can see the "My Computer" icon, then you're at your desktop!)
  5. Right click anywhere on the desktop. This will open a list of options. Select the "Properties" option. The "Display Properties" box will open. The Background tab should be at the front of the window.
  6. Select the image you just downloaded from the list of images available as wallpaper. You may need to scroll down in this box to find the image. Clicking on the image should show a small preview picture of the wallpaper in the simulated computer screen.
  7. Click OK.

Your wallpaper is now in place!


By default, Mac OS 8 installs a folder called "Sample Desktop Pictures" in the "Apple Extras" folder on your hard drive. After downloading your wallpaper selection, place the file in the "Sample Desktop Pictures" folder. The "Desktop Picture Control Panel" allows you to select and activate the wallpaper image that you have downloaded. (example: arkansas_whiteriver.jpg) To get to the "Desktop Picture Control Pane"l look under the Apple inside the "Control Panel" folder. Within the "Desktop Picture Control Panel" click the "Picture" button and then click the "Add Picture/Remove Picture" button to make a selection (pick the image you just downloaded.) Click the "Set Desktop" button and you're done!

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This portrait is part of the Historic Arkansas Museum collections. click to learn more
Albina "Coon" Lyon (1846-1871)
Painted by Henry Byrd
Oil on Canvas
c. 1850
H: 34.125", W: 28"
Gift of Betty West
Albina “Coon” Lyon was born in Union County, Arkansas, to Richard and Mary Lyon in 1846. She married at the age of 18 to Lt. Romulus Lamkin. At one time, they lived in the “Baker” home in Champagnolle, Arkansas. Her husband Lt. Lamkin was of the Co. E., 3rd Arkansas Infantry during the Civil War. Together they had two sons—one died in infancy, the other was named Henry. Albina became infected with Tuberculosis and her husband took her to Bryan, Texas, hoping for a cure. She died there in 1871 at the age of 25. Hide again
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The Missouri-Pacific Railroad built this depot in Helena in 1912. It was restored and opened as the Delta Cultural Center in 1990.
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The Jackson County Courthouse in Newport was built in 1892 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 18, 1976.
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Set in the oldest surviving state capitol west of the Mississippi River, the Old State House Museum is designated a National Historic Landmark, though it is probably best known throughout the country as the scene of President Bill Clinton's 1992 and 1996 election-night celebrations.
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The bird-voiced treefrog (Hyla avivoca) is found in protected wetland areas in Arkansas, including two areas protected and maintained by the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission: Lorance Creek Natural Area and the Louisiana Purchase Natural Area and State Park.
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