Heritage Fest returns to Siloam Springs

Northwest Arkansas News

SILOAM SPRING, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — People gathered in Siloam Springs Saturday to celebrate the founding of the city.

The heritage festival happens every year on June 24.

People also got to see a gun shootout re-enactment in Twin Springs Park.

Jim Starnes with the Arkansas Lead-Slingers says his group wants to share how history and firearms come together in an exciting way.

“We just had us a big ol’ gun fight over there. Some bad guy was harassing the school and we fired 125 shots and no one got hurt but a whole bunch of folks had fun,” Starnes said.

Siloam springs is celebrating its 140th birthday this year.

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