The College of the Ozarks is presenting a free play to the public called Railway to Heaven on selected days in October and November. We highly recommend seeing this patriotic, powerful and moving production.
Based on a true story, the play is a dramatic depiction of the book Miracle in the Ozarks, by Jerry C. Davis, president of the college. The main character is a local student who was drafted in 1943 to serve in WWII. One of the army troops who invaded Normandy in France, he was later captured by the Germans. This true American hero was tortured, suffered the loss of his best friend and witnessed horrific atrocities at the hands of the Nazis.
Performances are at 2 p.m. You can check the schedule here.
Ralph Foster Museum
Located on the college campus, the Ralph Foster Museum is one of the Midwest’s best institutions of historical preservation. The primary focus of the exhibits is the Ozarks region. One of the highlights among the items on display is the vehicle used in the old television comedy The Beverly Hillbillies. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and free for children high school age and younger.
We are proud of our college that values God and country. Anyone interested in looking around the beautiful campus can take the walking tour.
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