Museum Open Year Round 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. JACKSONPORT COURTHOUSE MUSEUM Have you visited your museum today? Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The museum is open to the public year-round, and is free to all visitors. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. (Inquire at the Visitor Center) Meeting place: Visitor Center – Admission: Free Friday, September 19 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. CIVIL WAR SONGS Listen to a musical telling of the Civil War with the songs that shaped the period of strife. The program covers all the ups and downs of not just famous battles and generals, but the everyday citizens that endured the Civil War’s hardships. Meeting place: Campground Admission: Free Saturday, September 20 – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. DUTCH OVEN OUTDOOR COOKING WORKSHOP Are you looking for tasty way to spend a Saturday morning? Try an outdoor cooking workshop with the park interpreters. Learn the best methods of seasoning and taking care of a cast iron Dutch oven before we begin cooking an assortment of food. Reservations are required and must be made at least three days in advance. This workshop is limited to a minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 10 participants. Meeting place: Picnic Area Admission: $15 adults, $7 children accompanied by an adult Saturday, September 20 – 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. THE MEDICINE TRAIL The explorers, pioneers, and Native Americans were skillful in the use of medicinal herbs. Join a park interpreter for an easy stroll down the Tunstall Trail to discover, identify, and learn about a few of the medicinal plants and trees growing at Jacksonport State Park. Meeting place: Campground Admission: Free Saturday, September 20 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. WHITE RIVER MONSTER WALK Join a park interpreter for a walk along the Tunstall Riverwalk and learn about the history of White River Monster sightings while watching for items that may have been mistaken for this mythical monster in the past. Meeting place: Campground Admission: Free Sunday, September 21 – 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. GRANDMOTHER’S TRUNK Mary, dressed as a frontier woman, talks about traveling to southwest Arkansas from North Carolina in 1855. She will display and discuss the items that she brought with her from North Carolina, what they mean to her, and how she uses those items in her home. Meeting place: Jacksonport Courthouse Admission: Free
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