UA Little Rock to host watch party for Goingsnake Tragedy lecture

The UA Little Rock Sequoyah National Research Center will host a watch party for the United States Marshals Museum Spring Lecture Series May 7 at the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center.

The UA Little Rock Sequoyah National Research Center will host a watch party for the United States Marshals Museum Spring Lecture Series May 7 at the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center. 

The watch party, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 6:30-8 p.m.

The U.S. Marshals Museum, with support from the Triple-S Alarm Company of Little Rock, is live streaming its three-part lecture series, “Jurisdiction and Judgment: Fort Smith Marshals in Indian Territory,” for the first time.

The third and final discussion of the lecture series by Rick Parker will focus on the Goingsnake Tragedy, a shootout during the Cherokee murder trial of Zeke Proctor on April 15, 1872, that resulted in the deaths of 11 people.

For more information, contact Erin Fehr at 501-569-8336.

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