Greenwood’s own Cody Faber, Park Ranger and VIP Coordinator at the Fort Smith National Historic Site, will address the February 17, 2014 meeting of the South Sebastian County Historical Society. Faber will discuss the early American frontier experience as exemplified by Daniel Boone, his family and his contemporaries and the role of hunting and trapping in the nation’s westward expansion, its financial importance in Arkansas during the late 18th and early 19th centuries and the unique character and nature of Arkansas’s early settlers.
Faber is a native Arkansan and a graduate of Greenwood High School. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Historical Interpretation at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith and a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Historical Interpretation at Lindenwood University. Faber is currently working with the National Park Service at the Fort Smith National Historic Site. He resides in Hackett, Arkansas.
The Historical Society meeting will convene at 7 p.m., Monday, February 17, 2014 at the Farmer’s Bank Community Room, 7 West Center Street in Greenwood. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 996-6357.