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ACE Spring Conference 2018: Silver Dollar City Part 2

Homestead Ridge This section features historical recreations including McHaffie’s Homestead, Birdle’s Cabin, Oak Trail School and Wilderness Church. In addition there are stories, history lessons and service that take place regularly at the Homestead, the school and the church. I have wanted to take a look at these buildings on my previous visits, but time has always run out. I finally got to walk through. Some of the buildings are actual buildings that have been relocated while others have been recreated. This area really helps you better understand life in the Ozarks in the 1880s – 1 walkthrough. Silver Dollar […]

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ACE Spring Conference 2018: Silver Dollar City Part 1

The ACE Spring Conference 2018 was held at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO on Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6. I decided to drive, so I left after work on Thursday. I spent the night in Arkansas just west of Memphis before completing the journey, arriving Friday morning around 11:30. I met up with Richard Bostic, Vanessa Thomas, David Lipnicky, and Judy and Dan Thomas. We had three ERT sessions over three days. I have been to this park twice before, for Coaster Con in 2009, and for a regional event in 2016. The park is very well […]

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