Saturday, November 16, 2019 / 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Justice in Jacksonport 1889: Murder on the Little Rock Express!

Meeting Place: Visitor Center
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Admission $25 per person : $25.00
This trial is based on actual events that occurred in Newport, Arkansas and were tried in the courthouse at Jacksonport in 1889. The present day trial is being held in the same room. 

Railroad porter Andrew Crittenden is dead, shot by passenger David Whitfield. Was it murder or self-defense? Only you can decide. 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. 

Advance registration is required for this event. The deadline to register is 3 p.m. Thursday, November 14th. This event is limited to a minimum of 30, and a maximum of 50 participants. This event has full accessibility for visitors with disabilities. Please call the park for more information about accessibility.