PROFILE: CHRISTOPHER'S CURIOSITIES
Christopher's Curiosities in downtown Forrest City describes itself as shop that sells strange, rare and unique items. Founded by a retired attorney, Christopher's Curiosities holds thousands of items procured during his travels around the world and in forgotten archives and private collections in Forrest City. We might best describe it as a cabinet of curiosities.
CABINET OF CURIOSITIES noun | cab·i·net of cu·ri·os·i·ties \ˈkab-nit \əv \kyu̇r-ē-ˈäs(ə-)tēs An encyclopedic collection of objects whose categorical boundaries were yet to be defined in Renaissance Europe. Modern terminology would categorize the objects included as belonging to natural history, archaeology, religious or historical relics, works of art and antiquities.
Christopher's Curiosities is quite a remarkable place. But there is much more going on here than meets the eye. Christopher often discovers objects and documents of great historical value that illuminate mysteries from Forrest City's past. By sharing these discoveries with well-chosen observers of Forrest City, Christopher hopes to provide others with the means to unlock some of Forrest City's oldest and darkest secrets.