Saturday, February 11, 2023 / 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Justice in Jacksonport 1885: One Hott Divorce!
Meeting Place: Visitor Center Multi Purpose Room 2nd Floor
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This trial is based on scandalous actual events that were tried at the Jackson County courthouse in Jacksonport in the fall of 1885. The trial will be conducted in the same courtroom where it was originally held. After enjoying a catered supper, audience members will take part in a living history drama, playing the roles of defendant, witnesses, lawyers, and jurors to determine the fate of Mrs. Hott. Who was the guilty party? Only the members of the jury will decide.Advance registration is required for this event. The deadline to register is 3 p.m., Monday, February 6, 2023. This event is limited to a minimum of 25, and a maximum of 42 participants.
Jacksonport State Park
111 Avenue St.
Newport, AR 72112
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