Other examples included in the exhibit are the Minoan civilization, Egyptian knowledge of higher mathematics, and Mayan knowledge of astronomy. A hiker found a strange device in the hills overlooking Forrest City.
After a picture was posted on social media, other residents posted photos of similar devices they discovered around the city.
The proprietor is also skilled in tracking down specific titles that are requested by patrons of the shop from other book dealers. THE LANCASTER MUSEUM was endowed by the Lancaster family in the early 1900's.
He believes a large Mayan city still lies undiscovered in the tropical rain forest of the Yucatan Peninsula.
The city of Troy from Homer’s Iliad is one example.
Homer based the Iliad on stories he was told as a child.
Researchers at Drake University concluded a longitudinal study of levels of violence in Forrest City dating back to the late 1800's.
Sources for the study included police reports, newspaper archives, hospital records, and federal databases.
Cecil knows just about everyone in Forrest City, and there is rarely a rumor or bit of gossip that he hasn't heard. The now defunct Bedlam Asylum housed patients until 1924, when it was purchased by the Lancaster family and closed.