at Yellville to take a scenic route toward the family
and musical entertainment center of America - Branson,
Missouri. From the South Shore, the 52 live performance
theaters of Branson are an easy day trip.
Yellville Courthouse and Wood Carving
will see something unusual in the Marion County Courthouse
square in Yellville. Beside
the stately courthouse is a wood carving with a dedication
message. The information sheet explains that the design
is carved from an elm tree that died and was removed from
that location in 2006. The carving depicts animals of the
area, a bear and a wild turkey.
Civil War re-enactors have staged the Civil War era Battle
of Yellville (1863) on occasion. See a description of the
place and more reenactment photos.
For additional information, contact the Marion County Heritage
Society for their booklet – "Marion County – the
From Yellville, take Hwy. 62/412 about
four miles west to where it meets Arkansas Hwy. 125, then
turn right heading north until the road meets Arkansas