Friends of the Murrell home host 16th annual history tour
PARK HILL – Friends of the Murrell Home hosts its 16th annual field trip on April 13 with a tour of historic sites in Arkansas’ Old Settlers Cherokee Nation.
Stops on the tour include Natural Dam, Ozark, Dwight Mission, Lake Dardanelle Visitor Center, Old Settler’s Capitol overlook at Piney River, and several miles of a National Register Trail of Tears road near John Jolly’s plantation.
The tour will begin at 7:30 a.m. and leave from Hunter’s Home, formerly the Murrell Home, in Park Hill. Estimated return time is 6:23 p.m. Tourists are responsible for their purchasing their lunches, snacks and drinks. The tour will stop in Russellville, Arkansas, for lunch.
Guests on the tour include CN historians Jack Baker and Curtis Rohr.
The tour is open to the public and cost is $50 per person. Each person will receive information packets and handouts.
To reserve a seat, or for more information, call Hunter’s Home at 918-456-2751.