Mark your Calendar for this Exciting and Important Event on January 25th, 2019

  The Society of Ozarkian Hillcrofters is hosting the Cabin Fever Music Variety Show fundraising event on Friday, January 25th, 2019 from 7PM to 9PM. It's being held at the New Testament Christian Church theater. The address is 21016 Main Street in Reeds Spring Missouri. This is not only a fun and entertaining event, it's also a fundraising event for Ozarks cultural and historical preservation projects, including the 1893 Uncle Ike's, Notch, Missouri Post Office restoration. The admission to the event is free, and of course donations are welcome and suggested.  Members of the former Missouri Boatride Bluegrass band will be performing, as well as D.A. Callaway of Silver Dollar City.  There will be more entertainers announced soon!

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Our Mission

The Society of Ozarkian Hillcrofters has five purposes as outlined by the original members in 1931:

  • To secure its proper recognition
  • To protect Ozarks wildlife
  • To conserve the natural beauties of its historic spots
  • To perpetuate its history, folklore and traditions
  • To teach our own people the value of the great heritage we possess in these regions

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Our History

Founded in Eminence, Mo. in November, 1931. The Hillcrofters were organized and combined with the Ozarkians which had also been fathered by Otto Rayburn in 1928 in Kingston, Ark. After a few years the Society of Ozarkian Hillcrofters had grown to a membership of hundreds, with several members in foreign countries. 

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Membership in the Society of Ozarkian Hillcrofters is open to anyone that is interested in contributing to one or more of the five missions of the Hillcrofters, and those who are interested in the Ozarks.

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