BYOQ Lunch and Learn: Forgotten Towns in the Arkansas Ozarks

Black-and-white image of a light-colored goat perched on top of an old vehicle.

A junkyard goat, nicknamed “The Mayor of Pettigrew,” was a roadside attraction for many years in the Madison County community, as shown here in this 1973 photo from the Shiloh Museum’s Mary Maestri Vaughan Collection (S-2015-98-358).

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
By the Cooper Barn on the Shiloh Museum grounds
Admission: free

Join Shiloh Historian Rachel Whitaker for a presentation on Pettigrew, a former railroad town in Madison County where a local junkyard goat was dubbed the “mayor.” Take a seat on quilts arranged around the museum’s historic barn, and feel free to bring your own or borrow one from the museum for added comfort.