A blog about the history of the Ozarks and the people who have lived in the region from the earliest recorded history to today.
Welcome Home Member Series: Clio Rom
Featured in our Welcome Home member series is Clio Rom, a third-generation Shiloh supporter.
Welcome Home Member Series: Margarita Solórzano
Featured in our Welcome Home member series is Margarita Solórzano, long-time member.
Welcome Home Member Series: Jim Meinecke
Featured in our Welcome Home member series is Jim Meinecke, our current board president.
Saturday, May 7, 20229:00 a.m.–11 a.m. We're teaming up again with Springdale for Monarchs and the Elizabeth Richardson Center to give away milkweed plants Saturday, April 3, 9:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. The event will take place street-side on Johnson Avenue in front of the...
This handgun belonged to Ozark folklorist Vance Randolph. His good friend, journalist and historian Ernie Deane, helped Randolph acquire the gun. . . .
Taking a name from a local creek, J. T. Wampler opened Tanglewood Branch Brewing Company in Fayetteville in 2011. . . .
Heinie’s Steak House
Heinie’s Steak House, Springdale, 1962. Located on Highway 71 near the railroad underpass, this legendary local restaurant was owned and operated by Herman Clint “Heinie” Dierich. . . .
This papier maché egg probably belonged to twins Mary and Ellen Russell of Harrison (Boone County) in the early 1920s. The word “GERMANY” stamped inside the egg helps narrow down when it was made. Up until about 1920 . . .
Maude Ball and Grandchildren
Lillie Maude Rogers Ball with her grandchildren at the Ball home on Ball Creek (Madison County), 1930s. . . .
Gaines Tucker and his wife, Estelle “Essie” Dill West Tucker, used this handmade fireplace poker at their home in the Dean community near Metalton (Carroll County). . . .