Our Next Meeting,  Tuesday, February 25
6:00 p.m. at the Baxter County Library

Our guest speaker Roy Stovall will speak about “The de Soto Entrada” at the Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society monthly meeting 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
on the 4th Tuesday of each month to conduct business, enjoy an informative
and interesting presentation from a guest speaker and for socializing and snacks.
Our meetings are free and guests are always welcome! 

Special meetings are occasionally held at other times and locations. Announcements regarding special meetings will be made in The Baxter Bulletin, on KTLO, and posted on this website.