Do you like history?
This book is definitely for local history enthusiasts especially the lower Buffalo River.Read a story based on the lives of families when they lived in the Buffalo River area beginning at the mining town of Rush to the Buffalos confluence with the White River and on up the White to Old Buffalo aka Old Buffalo City.
After a family gets settled on their newly acquired property, one of their sons, the main character, befriends an older gentleman. The lad visits him frequently.He listens to the gentlemans stories of actual happenings during the early days of that region.
Do you know who Jessie James was? Most of us learned about the Civil War in our History classes at school. Steamboats were a source of traveling up or down rivers back in the 1800s.This story will take you back in time from the Civil War Era to the mid-1940s.
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About the Author
Martha White Lee is a native of Buffalo, Arkansas which became Buffalo City in 1987. She and her husband Gary, a Vietnam Veteran, have been married 50 years. The couple are parents of three children, two deceased at ages 21 and 16. She is living her dream of being a grandma to three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Coming from a family of 13 children, she is the youngest. At Buford, Arkansas, she attended the one room school for three years until Mountain Home School began busing the students to Mountain Home. Going on 31 years now, she resides on a mountain in Buffalo City which she named Echo Ridge and overlooks Old Buffalo City.