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Last Presentation of “Saying Goodbye to Jenny” To Be Presented Saturday a HWSP

By photos by Paul Oller, 10/11/22 10:23 PM

WASHINGTON, Ark. – You won’t believe what happened to 16-year-old Jenny Vann. The Saying Goodbye to Jenny living history tour at Historic Washington State Park on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. will recreate a 19th-century wake at an antebellum home in Washington. Park guests will be immersed in the tradition and ritual of friends and relatives visiting at the home of young Jenny Vann, recently deceased. Participants will witness the sights, sounds and silent meditation of a bereaved family on the eve of the final “goodbye” to their loved one.

This unique living history tour is $15 per person. Contact the visitor center at 870-983-2684 to register for the tour.

For more information about Historic Washington State Park visit HistoricWashingtonStatePark.com.

These photos were taken at the first presentation on October 8th.