Roy Stovall will be the guest speaker at the February meeting of the Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society. He will speak on “The de Soto Entrada”—the explorations of de Soto in Arkansas. The meeting will be Tuesday, February 25, at 6 p.m. in the Knox Room of the Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County.
The first Europeans to explore Arkansas, Conquistador Hernando de Soto and his men trekked and fought 4,000 miles from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Brazos River 480 years ago. The expedition chronicles provide rare glimpse into the native Mississippian Culture.
Roy Stovall a life member of the Arkansas Archeological Society, president-elect of Arkansas Master Naturalists Inc, and a member of the Ozark Highlands Trail Association and Arkansas Trails Council. A graduate of Florida State University and the School of Banking of the South, Roy worked 34-years with the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency in Atlanta, London, Washington and New York. Roy resides in Lakeview, Arkansas.
The Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society meets at the library the fourth Tuesday each month. Meetings are free and guests are always welcome.
For more information, call the Heritage Center at 870-425-2551; or go online to baxtercountyhistory.org, or visit us on our Facebook page: Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society Inc.
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