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Jacksonport State Park to host Justice in Jacksonport 1889

November 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Newport Lake as seen along Country Club Road in the city limits of Newport

Jacksonport State Park will host Justice in Jacksonport 1889: Murder on the Little Rock Express on Saturday, November 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Admission is $25 per person and advance registration is required. The deadline to register is 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 14. The trial is based on actual events that occurred in Newport and were tried in the courthouse at Jacksonport in 1889. After enjoying a southern style supper, guests will take part in a living history drama, playing the roles of defendant, witnesses, lawyers, and jurors to determine the fate of the accused. To register call Jacksonport State Park (870)523-2143 or email Jacksonport@arkansas.com.


November 16, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Jacksonport State Park, Newport, Arkansas