Local historian Susan Young will help you meet some legendary beasts who once roamed the Ozarks, at least in yarns spun by hill folk and recorded by folklorist Vance Randolph in his book, "We Always Lie to Strangers: Tall Tales from the Ozarks".
Susan is a fifth-generation Ozarker. Before settling in the hills of Northwest Arkansas, her kinfolks hailed from the southern Appalachians in Kentucky and Tennessee. Susan’s hillbilly heritage is something she is quite proud of and passionate about. Her areas of interest include religion, cemeteries, and traditional folkways of the Upland South. Susan currently serves on the boards of the Arkansas Historical Association, Arkansas Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association, Heritage Trail Partners, and Historic Cane Hill. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, traveling, birdwatching, and genealogy.
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Registration begins on Saturday, June 19th.