Jackson
Newport

Pearling and Shelling Industry

Jacksonport State Park

December 1, 2013
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Meeting Place: Jacksonport Courthouse
Admission: Free

Discover the fascinating world of White River pearling as the reidents of Jacksonport experienced during the late 19th century. See the equipment used by divers and learn how the mussel shells were used. You may even see the most coveted prize of all, the perfectly shaped fresh water pearl.


Jacksonport State Park
205 Avenue Street
Newport, AR  72112
Ph: (870) 523-2143
jacksonport@arkansas.com


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