Ku Klux Club of Van Buren

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Nick Name Ku Klux
Earliest Known Date September 1868
Location Van Buren, AR, United States

Van Buren had a base ball club in 1868, that was scheduled to play in a base ball tournament at the State Fair. See Little Rock Morning Republican, September 9, 1868. This town had a Ku Klux Klub in 1869. [Arkansas Baseball Encyclopedia, website at www.arkbaseball.com] See also The Fayetteville Weekly Democrat, Sept. 4, 1869, Fort Smith New Era, June 29, 1870,  for a mention of this club.

Van Buren AR is about 150 miles NW of Little Rock in the NW corner of the state. It is about 5 miles NE of Ft. Smith.

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice
First in Location Van Buren, AR
Entry Origin Sabrpedia


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