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  • Multiple Days: Annually, Every 20th of December from 12/20/2011 to 12/20/2013 Fort Smith National Historic Site

    Execution Anniversary Program

    December 20, 1878:

    John Postoak (Creek)and James Diggs were hanged on the gallows at Fort Smith. Learn more about their crimes, convictions, and executions 
    in a special  
    interpretive program given by a Park Ranger at 11am and 2pm.

    Program is free and begins in the visitor center lobby.

    Location: Courtroom and gallows, Fort Smith National Historic Site | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,2:00 PM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Park Staff Contact Phone Number: 479-783-3961

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