OCMO January 8, 2016 Meeting

Frisco Spring in WinterWe will meet at Country Cottage Restaurant on Highway 19 in Thayer, MO at 12:00. We will be reviewing the study of the Granny Blue Farm burial area done by University of Missouri School of Technology in Rolla, MO.

We are looking for stories from World War II. Come Join Us.

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You can see the new releases of OCMO Books here:

Oregon County History: The Irish Wilderness Yesterday and Today by Mike Crawford

and

Historical Sketches of the Warm Fork Hill Country by Joe Senn, Dorys Ward, and sketches by Anita Caldwell

We will be at Koshkonong Festival: Sept 12th Saturday, Thayer Homecoming Football Game: Sept 18th Friday, Thayer Alumni Banquet: Sept 19th Saturday, Myrtle Days, September 26th Saturday, and Alton Black Gold Festival: Oct. 3rd Saturday.

OCMO History Club publishes 3rd History book “Oregon County Growing Up” by Bill F. Combs

Bill writes a series of stories of events in Oregon County when he was growing up. The “Oregon County Growing Up” book takes you back to your childhood as he walks back into his. It can be ordered on Amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/Oregon-County-Growing-happiness-situation/dp/1505378028/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419772385&sr=1-5&keywords=Oregon+County

Kindle book to come. And more books from the OCMO Club are in the queue.

OCMO December 12th Meeting at noon at Country Cottage Restaurant in Thayer, MO.

The topic will be storytelling and storytellers. Eva Ashford will kick off with her story of The Princess of Umpapa.

We had an amazing month in November with the Granny Blue Events. The Sons of the Confederate Veterans were instrumental in making the ceremonies both moving and accurate. They have a new website at Colonel Woodside SCV. You can follow their events.

We have lots to do next year. Looking forward to interesting times.