Trial by Jury in Washington September 24th

Saturday, September 24, 2022

6 pm – 9 pm

(WASHINGTON, Ark.) – Experience 19th century justice in Washington as you take part in our “Trial by Jury” drama series. The evening will begin at 6pm with a meal at Williams’ Tavern Restaurant and then you will proceed to the trial at the 1836 Hempstead County Courthouse. Reservations are required. Cost for attendance is $25 per adult and $20 for children under 14 years of age.  Contact the park visitor center at 870-983-2684 to register.

About Historic Washington State Park

Historic Washington State Park, located in Washington, Ark., is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for Mondays. The park is a restoration village interpreting the historic Arkansas town in the 19th century. Daily tours are provided to over 15 historic sites and museums, such as the B.W. Edwards Weapons Museum and Blacksmith Shop.

Relax and enjoy your stay at the Historic Washington Jailhouse Bed & Breakfast and enjoy a Southern cooked meal for lunch at Williams’ Tavern Restaurant. Also available on-site is the 1914 Schoolhouse bunkroom for group rentals, and the historic 1860 Brunson House and 1940 WPA Gymnasium for weddings and meeting space for groups of all sizes.

To learn more about upcoming historic tours, events, rent a facility, or book a room in the Jailhouse Bed & Breakfast, visit or call 870-983-2684.  The park is located on US 278 Highway, nine miles north of Hope and can be reached by taking Exit 30 off Interstate 30.

About Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. Arkansas state parks and museums cover 54,400 acres of forest, wetlands, fish and wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation facilities, and unique historic and cultural resources. Established in 1923, Arkansas State Parks preserve special places for future generations, provide quality recreation and education opportunities, enhance the state’s economy through tourism, and provide leadership in resource conservation. Arkansas State Parks serves more than 8 million visitors annually. Connect with ASP on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and visit and to learn more.

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