Saturday, July 27, 2019 / 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

13th Annual Red River Heritage Symposium

Meeting Place: 1914 Schoolhouse
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Admission: $30.00
The 13th Annual Red River Heritage Symposium will take place on Saturday, July 27, at Historic Washington State Park. The conference topics will focus around the bicentennial of the formation of Arkansas Territory in 1819 and its impact on the Great Bend Region of the Red River. Specific topics and speakers include: “Trammel’s Trace” by Gary Pinkerton of Houston, Texas; “The Red River Raft” by Robin Cole-Jett of Denison, Texas; “Old Miller County” by Skipper Steely of Paris, Texas; “Gulf Coastal Plain Landscape” by Dr. Don Bragg of the U.S. Forest Service; and “Plotting and Surveying the New Territory” by Dr. John Dennis of the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Teachers attending the symposium will be eligible to receive continuing education hours. Registration must be made by July 24. Registration also includes an evening meal. Contact the visitor center at (870) 983-2684 to register.