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Ac­ci­dent School Re­union

The Ac­ci­dent School re­union will be held at 11 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 14, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory. Ac­ci­dent was a ru­ral school lo­cated north­east of Springdale; classes were held there from the 1870s un­til con­sol­i­da­tion with Springdale in 1949. All for­mer Ac­ci­dent School stu­dents, teach­ers, fam­ily, and friends are in­vited.

His­tory of Bella Vista

Ca­role Harter, past pres­i­dent of the Bella Vista His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum, will present a pro­gram en­ti­tled, “The Linebarg­ers’ Bella Vista,” at noon Wed­nes­day, Oct. 18, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory. Harter is the grand­daugh­ter of Clarence Linebarger, who was gen­eral man­ager and part owner of Bella Vista re­sort from 1917 to 1952.

Mod­ern Times

The Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory has open edModern Times, a new per­ma­nent ex­hibit ex­plor­ing the re­gion’s re­cent his­tory of 1950 to the present.

“The mod­ern era in north­west Arkansas can be summed up in two words: ‘growth’ and ‘change.’ The ex­hibit takes a look at the driv­ing forces be­hind that growth and change: Beaver Lake, the rise of the poul­try, re­tail, trans­porta­tion, and tourism in­dus­tries, and the Univer­sity of Arkansas,” said Su­san Young, mu­seum out­reach co­or­di­na­tor and cu­ra­tor of the ex­hibit.


LifeWrit­ers, a group for peo­ple in­ter­ested in writ­ing the sto­ries of their own lives or those of fam­ily and friends, will meet at 10 a.m. Mon­day, Oct. 16, in the mu­seum. For in­for­ma­tion, call 479-790-2588 or visit shilohmu­

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