The 2015 Annual meeting of the Mountain Meadows Monument Foundation will be held in Harrison, Arkansas on September 11-12.
Ten to fifteen rooms have been reserved at the Quality Inn at a rate of $76.49 per night. More will be arranged as needed. The Quality Inn is located 2.2 miles from city center and 19 miles from Branson, Missouri. It has an excellent rating of 4.2. Call 1-800-228-5150 or 879-741-7676 for making individual arrangements.
Cutoff date for reserving rooms is September 1.
The banquet will be held on September 12th at a meeting room at Quality Inn. Jamie’s will cater banquet meals for $15 per person. Please bring items for the benefit auction. Coy Fancher will be bringing a beautiful hand-made knife with names of massacre families engraved on the blade. Burr Fancher has committed a quilt of historic cattle brands comprised of eighty 8.5” x 11” blocks. Auction items of historical interest and/or regional significance are encouraged. Money from auction will help in expanding the massacre story across the United States.
The keynote speaker for this event will be Everett Bassett. Everett is Vice President of Transcon Environmental. Transcon is headquartered in San Francisco, California and is the consulting archeologist for the power line projects currently underway near Mountain Meadows. Everett has worked throughout the southwest as an historical archeologist and is a permitted cultural resource consultant in the State of Utah. Everett will give a presentation on his recent work and the implications for sites associated with the massacre.
A newsletter with specific agenda items will be mailed out in August after MMA, MMMD and MMMF establish plans for a joint program for the 60th anniversary of the dedication of the monument in downtown Harrison.