The Story Behind This Mysterious Creature In Arkansas Is Both Bizarre And Fascinating
Arkansas has quite a few unique urban legends but this creature may be the most bizarre. The Gowrow is believed to be a 20′ long monster with tusks and claws; however, that’s not even the most interesting part of the tale. On this day in 1897, a newspaper published the story that would illustrate this odd monster and preserve the folklore for over one hundred years.
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Perhaps Arkansas most well known folklore creature is the infamous Fouke Monster.
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.