34 episodes

Located in Springdale, Arkansas, the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History serves the public by preserving and providing resources for finding meaning, enjoyment, and inspiration in the exploration of the Arkansas Ozarks.

In our podcast series, guest speakers discuss a variety of topics related to the region's history and culture.

Shiloh Museum of Ozark Histor‪y‬ Shiloh Museum of Ozark History

    • History
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Located in Springdale, Arkansas, the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History serves the public by preserving and providing resources for finding meaning, enjoyment, and inspiration in the exploration of the Arkansas Ozarks.

In our podcast series, guest speakers discuss a variety of topics related to the region's history and culture.

    • video
    The Crossbowettes

    The Crossbowettes

    Shiloh Museum photo archivist Marie Demeroukas presented this slide program during a reunion of the Crossbowettes, a girls archery team from Huntsville, Arkansas, on November 15, 2020.

    • 20 min
    Crossbowette Memories

    Crossbowette Memories

    Members of the Crossbowettes, a 1950s-1960s girls archery team from Huntsville, Arkansas, share stories during a reunion held at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History on November 15, 2020. Museum photo archivist Marie Demeroukas is the moderator.

    • 31 min
    Nothing Here is Arbitrary

    Nothing Here is Arbitrary

    Historic preservation consultant Joan Gould shares some of her experiences in documenting pre-Civil War architecture in Northwest Arkansas. Recorded January 17, 2017.

    • 35 min
    • video
    Uncovering Ozark Coverlets

    Uncovering Ozark Coverlets

    Marty Benson and Laura Redford, members of the Northwest Arkansas Handweavers Guild, share findings from their study of some three dozen hand-woven coverlets in the Shiloh Museum collection. Benson and Redford are experienced weavers and weaving instructors with an interest in history and historic textiles. Recorded January 15, 2014.

    • 54 min
    Prehistoric Indian Pottery

    Prehistoric Indian Pottery

    Ann Early, state archeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey, discusses the art and craft of prehistoric Indian pottery. Recorded September 19, 2018.

    • 18 min
    Otto Rayburn and His Ozark Folk Encyclopedia

    Otto Rayburn and His Ozark Folk Encyclopedia

    Ethel Simpson, retired archivist with the University of Arkansas Special Collections Department, explores the life and work of Otto Ernest Rayburn, an author and educator who moved to the Ozarks in 1917, spent years amassing newspaper clippings, magazine articles, letters, and photos related to Ozark lore and life, eventually organizing his collection into a 229-volume "encyclopedia." Today the collection is housed in the Special Collections Department at the University of Arkansas Library.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Top Podcasts In History

Listeners Also Subscribed To