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Civil War Presentation at WRVHS on March 11

FORSYTH, Mo. –– While the skirmishes in Taney County during the Civil War were deadly and destructive, the aftermath of these events actually impacted the region more deeply for decades.

The impact of the Civil War and its aftermath in Taney County will be the focus of a discussion by local historian Brad Melton at the White River Valley Historical Society (“WRVHS”).  The presentation will be part of the Society’s quarterly meeting on Sunday, March 11, which is open to the public as well as members.

Social time and a tour of the WRVHS’ current exhibit, “Ozark Romance”, will begin at 1:00, with a brief business meeting and Melton’s program starting at 2:00.

There is no admission charge, and refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 417-546-2210.

The White River Valley Historical Society is located at 297 Main Street, Forsyth, across from the Judicial Facility, with a museum, research library and bookstore/gift shop.

Regular operating hours, weather permitting, are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, with no admission charge.

The Historical Society’s website is www.wrvhs.org.  The Society is also one of four entities involved in the upcoming Branson Centennial Museum, which will open on April 1.

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