The Ralph Foster Museum on the campus of the College of the Ozarks, at Point Lookout, in western Taney County, MO, is a cultural heritage site each of us should visit regularly. The website of the museum gives us useful information for our visits: http://www.rfostermuseum.com/
The museum is normally open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. They are closed on Saturday, the week of Thanksgiving, and from mid-December through January. It is always good to check ahead, just in case.
Along with the multiple exhibits on display, be sure to check the Artifact of the Month. It always has an interesting story associated with it.
Ralph Foster was one of the true pioneers of radio. He started his first station in 1924. Later, in Springfield, he requested and received permission to use the call letters: K-W-T-O, which he interpreted as "Keep Watching The Ozarks." He was also a hunter and fisherman as well as a strong conservationist, among his many positive qualities. You will learn much more on your visit.
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