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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Sesquicentennial commemoration

Event: Town in Conflict Living Drama                    
Event Date: September 14th, 21st, 28th, October 26th and November 2nd and 3rd
Historic Washington State Park

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Arkansas.  The Sesquicentennial will be celebrated between 2011 and 2015 and you are invited to join Historic Washington State Park as we present one of many events scheduled for the upcoming months. Our first special presentation will be “Town in Conflict “a Living History Street Drama taking place on September 14th, 21st and 28th as well as October 26th and November 2nd and 3rd

Become immersed in 1863 and 1864 as Washington townsfolk try to come to grips with this trying time in our nation’s history. Become a part of first-hand accounts from politicians, slaves, farmers and others on the critical issues and concerns that the people and the town faced as the Civil War raged on. 
Step back in time and embark on a unique adventure into not only Washington’s past but the past of the great state of Arkansas.  Plan your visit to experience this unique opportunity on one of the select Saturdays in September, October and November.   Tours for the special drama will begin at 3 PM and tickets may be purchased at the Visitor Information Center on the day of presentation.

Southwest Arkansas’s premiere living history state park “Historic Washington” invites you to celebrate 150 years of rich Civil War history. Learning and teaching from the past to make the future better.

For more information call Historic Washington State Park at 870-983-2684. 

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