River Hills Traveler

Remembering Round Spring and Camp Zoe History   

By Judy Maggard Stewart Both locals and visitors braved summer humidity and blistering heat to remember the Round Spring area’s history, culture and people at Echo Bluff on Saturday, Aug. 5.  Rick Mansfield, of the Ozark Heritage Project, spearheaded the event with a vintage river camp scene with a refurbished beautiful Bales johnboat and cooking kit.  The Shannon County Museum booth, hosted by Alan Banks, displayed his arrowhead collection as well…

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Springfield’s Sequiota Park, once a fish hatchery

In 2011 the Springfield-Greene County Park Board held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the completion of a $1.8 million “facelift to the much-needed natural water environment of Sequiota Park.”  Considering the variety and intensity of utilizations of the place over the last century, that expenditure seems justified. Fisher Cave, as the larger cave on the property…

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