501 Life Magazine | ‘Living History Weekend’ Sept. 22-23
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‘Living History Weekend’ Sept. 22-23

The Jackson Creek Homestead will host its fall “Living History Weekend” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept 22, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept 23.

Located at 549 Wesley Chapel Road at Quitman, the weekend will include period dressed homesteaders depicting the way of life as it might have been in the 1860s. Barns, a cabin, blacksmith shop, wood shop, general store, trapper’s shack, pottery shop and milling company will be open. School will be in session on Saturday and at 10 a.m. on Sunday there will be a short church service in the McAdow Chapel. Gospel bluegrass music is planned both days.

The 10th Arkansas Infantry Co. “A,” known as “The Quitman Rifles” during the Civil War, will be camped onsite. There is free parking and admission. Donations will be accepted.

For more information, call 501.589.3588 or visit “Jackson Creek Homestead” on Facebook.