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Civil War in the Ozarks

James John­ston, au­thor of “Moun­tain Feds: Arkansas Union­ists and the Peace So­ci­ety,” will dis­cuss his book at 2 p.m. Satur­day, Nov. 10, at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory. Pub­lished by the But­ler Cen­ter for Arkansas Stud­ies, “Moun­tain Feds” re­counts the story of farm­ers and hill peo­ple from north­ern Arkansas who op­posed the state’s se­ces­sion from the Union dur­ing the Civil War.

1906 med­i­cal Tour of the Ozarks

Tim­o­thy G. Nutt, di­rec­tor of the UAMS His­tor­i­cal Re­search Cen­ter in Lit­tle Rock, will present a pro­gram ti­tled, “Dr. W. A. Jaquith and His 1906 Tour of the Ozarks,” at noon Wed­nes­day, Nov. 14, at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory. Jaquith was an ex­am­iner for the Pru­den­tial In­sur­ance Com­pany, who trav­eled through­out Arkansas doc­u­ment­ing the fit­ness of the com­pany doc­tors.

Make a hol­i­day or­na­ment

Kids of all ages are in­vited to make and take a hol­i­day or­na­ment at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory from 10 to 11 a.m. Satur­day, Nov. 17. The pro­gram is part of the mu­seum’s Shiloh Satur­day se­ries for fam­i­lies.

Arkansas na­ture pho­tog­ra­phy

Na­ture pho­tog­ra­pher Tim Ernst will present a slide pro­gram en­ti­tled, “Arkansas: Ten Years of Wilder­ness Pho­tog­ra­phy,” at 2 p.m. Satur­day, Nov. 17, at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory.

Lace Guild

The Dog­wood Lace Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Satur­day, Nov. 3, at the Shiloh Meet­ing Hall in down­town Spring­dale. The Hall is lo­cated at 121 W. Huntsville Av­enue; the park­ing lot is ac­ces­si­ble from Price Av­enue.

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