• Rifle Regiment arriving at Belle Point, 1817. Artwork by Michael Haynes

    Fort Smith

    National Historic Site AR,OK

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: Annually, Every 20th of December from 12/20/2014 to 12/20/2017

    Location: Courtroom and gallows | 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

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.