In 1783, a French trader named Fabre settled on a bluff above the Ouachita River and called the settlement “Ecore Fabre,” which is the present city of Camden, Arkansas. In honor of Fabre, White Oak Lake State Park is hosting the Fourth Annual Colonial Event! Meet reenactors demonstrating the presence of the French and other European Colonials in this part of Arkansas during the 1780s. Discover history through interacting with the reenactors!
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Flintlock Rifle and Musket Competition at the Arkansas Forestry Gun Range.
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tour of Camps
9 a.m. - Noon Flintlock Rifle & Musket Competition at the Arkansas Forestry Gun Range
2 p.m. Battle/Tactical
9 a.m. - Noon Tour of Camps
10a.m. Tomahawk Competition
11a.m. Fire Making Competition
Reenactors and competitors: Contact the park to register.