Vincent S. Anderson

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About Vincent S. Anderson

Welcome to Ozarks' History.
Thank you for the opportunity to share a historical glimpse with an Ozark perspective. While growing up and living in the Ozarks, I've been blessed to experience & interpret the region from a down home point of view. Many times our videos will feature a walk through an Ozark trail or having a chat while sitting on the bank of an Ozark creek or river. The Ozark accent you'll hear is not fake, and the content comes straight from the heart.

Vincent Anderson was born in Mtn. Home, Arkansas, and raised on the Arkansas/Missouri Stateline in Ozark County, Missouri. He served in the U. S. Air Force, stationed at Little Rock AFB, and was an instructor in an altitude chamber. He is married and has 2 grown children.
In 2004 Vincent graduated with a Bachelor of Biblical Arts. In 2006 Vincent graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education with certification in Grades 4th – 8th in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and a Pre-AP Certification in Mathematics. He is certified as an EAST Facilitator in conjunction with the Arkansas Department of Education.

In 2007, Vincent was named Arkansas State University – Mtn. Home Alumni of the Year. His first book,Bald Knobbers: Chronicles of Vigilante Justice, was released by the History Press in Charleston, South Carolina in 2013. In 2016, Vincent was appointed by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to serve on the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park Advisory Commission near Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Vincent is a former columnist of weekly “Looking Back in History” column in The Baxter Bulletin, in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He has published articles for newspapers & historical quarterlies in Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, and South Carolina. He also has worked as a historic consultant for the Travel Channel and Discovery Channel. Vincent has also consulted and appeared on the SyFy Channel & Animal Planet.

Vincent, currently employed at the Donald W. Reynolds Library in Mountain Home, AR, works as a Historian, Reference Librarian & Teacher. He has served as an historical Ozarks tour guide for the Mtn. Home Chamber of Commerce, Local Banks, and the 2016 Bassmaster Elite. He served on the Board of Directors for the Arkansas Genealogical Society as the Chair of Education for three years and was past president of the Baxter County Genealogical & Historical Society. Vincent is a guest lecturer & teacher on the History of the Ozarks & Genealogy to civic clubs and public schools.

Vincent currently lives in Baxter County, Arkansas, enjoys researching the Ozark region, and writing a blog on the Internet entitled, Ozarks’ History. In 2018, he completed his Graduate Degree in American History from American Military University in Charles Town, West Virginia. His thesis: "Captain Henry Sheldon Taber: Leadership and Insight at the U.S. Corps of Engineers Little Rock, Arkansas, District."

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