Native American history

Dogwood Canyon a beautiful place!

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How exciting it was to get out into the Ozark hills on a guided tram tour of Dogwood Canyon Nature Park!  This is a beautiful canyon that covers 10,000 acres of the pristine Ozark Mountain landscape and was purchased by Johnny Morris in 1990.   Back in February I heard of Johnny Morris for the […]

The Mound House, shells beneath their feet

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Fort Myers Beach is a beach community with sand, sea, diners and lots of fun things to see and do.  Amidst the beach goers, and tourists, there is a place where history lives on, and the memory of the first dwellers of this area remains. The Mound House is a cultural experience with archeological history. […]

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Fort Defiance defies history

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There is always an interesting twist when it comes to history, but an ironic one surrounds Clarksville’s Fort Defiance. Built by 200 enslaved men with shovels and picks, this acre of earthworks would later serve as a place of shelter when the Union army occupied the city.  During my hosted visit to Clarksville, Tracy Jepson, […]

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Roy Acuff and Dunbar Cave

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Right in the midst of Clarksville, Tennessee is a very cool cave with some fascinating history.  I learned about this cave on a recent hosted visit to Clarksville.  Dunbar Cave was used by Roy Acuff ,King of Country Music and American Record  Company recording artist as a stage. This singer that once wanted to play […]

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A day on the Grand Prairie

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When I went to Stuttgart Arkansas, I thought I had seen the one and only Grand  Prairie Museum just to learn that there is a museum of the same name not far from where I live. The museum is close to the town of Mahomet, Illinois so when it was time for our once a […]

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