Colored People's Picnic

Submitted by Deborah Brown Musgrove


New Era
Jul 6, 1882

The colored people of this city are going to have a railroad excursion and picnic to Mulberry a week from today in which they will be joined by the colored people of the counties of Crawford and Franklin on the line of the L.R. & F.S. Ry. The Fort Smith colored brass band will be on hand to liven the occasion. At night there will be a party at Hunt's Hall. Admission 25 cents.