MARSHAL SOUTH and the GHOST MOUNTAIN EXPERIMENT

Feb. 16th, 2012, The OB Historical Society Presented: Author Diana Lindsay on the MARSHAL SOUTH and the GHOST MOUNTAIN EXPERIMENT, For 17 years, from 1930 to 1947, poet, artist, and author Marshal South and his wife Tanya lived on Ghost Mountain—a remote, waterless mountaintop that is today within California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. They began their homesteading adventure when the Great Depression left them few options to survive. They turned to nature and began an experiment in natural living that included raising a family under the most primitive conditions.