November 23, 1977
Conway Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Conway Cemetery State Park, near Walnut Hill (Lafayette County) in southwest Arkansas, preserves a half-acre cemetery containing the grave of the state’s first governor, James Sevier Conway. The park is located on grounds that were once part of Gov. Conway’s cotton plantation. None of the plantation’s structures remain, and the earliest graves on the site date from 1845. Conway Cemetery State Park is the second-smallest Arkansas state park.