The Old State House Museum, 300 W. Markham St., Little Rock, will recreate life in Arkansas during the second year of the Civil War at a living history event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 17).
Admission is free.
Costumed living history interpreters will interpret the political and military buildup to the Prairie Grove Campaign during the fall of 1862, and reenactors will explore the everyday life of civilians and soldiers.
Children can enjoy hands-on activities and old-fashioned games.
Scheduled events include:
- 10 a.m.: Firing Demonstration
- 11 a.m.: 1862 Election: The people vote for governor
- 1 p.m.: Firing Demonstration
- 2 p.m.: General Assembly Opens: Legislators choose a Confederate senator and address the issues facing the state
- 3 p.m.: Firing Demonstration
For more information call (501) 324-9685.