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June 2, 2013 @ 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Civil War Sesquicentennial Dedication Jacksonport State Park

Admission: Free

Meeting Place: Tunstall River Walk Trailhead

Join the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Jackson County Historical Society to dedicate a marker commemorating the 1862 shelling of Jacksonport, according to Betsy Watson, president of the historical society. The dedication is being held on Sunday, June 2, the actual 151st anniversary of the shelling. The public is invited to attend this dedication. For more information about this event, contact Mark Ballard at Jacksonport State Park, (870) 523-2143, or email him at


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Jacksonport State Park
205 Avenue Street
Newport, AR  72112

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