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Sincethe Toad Suck Daze festival has celebrated the legend of Toad Suck, the Perry County township just west of Conway, which supposedly got its name when it was a frequent stopover spot for steamboats waiting for the channel of the Arkansas River to reach an acceptable depth. The steamboaters would hang out in a local tavern, where they would suck on the bottle until they swelled like toads. The festival began in Toad Suck before moving to Conway 25 years ago.
Hop to Downtown Conway the first weekend in May. There is so much to experience at Toad Suck Daze! Yes, you read that right.
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Residents of Toad Suck, Arkansas have long had to explain their unusual town name. A Findmypast. Findmypast, a genealogy website, decided to do the poll because, according to site spokesman Josh Taylor, "Some people are disconcerted to learn that their forebears came from somewhere called Toad Suck, Roachtown or Monkey's Eyebrow.
It must be hard growing up in Toad SuckArkansas. Seriously: This unappetizingly named spit of unincorporated land covers barely a mile and is twisted up in a dense thicket of vegetation. You'd have to be some kind of good ol' boy Tarzan, swinging from kudzu and washing your nutria codpiece in the river, to survive in the wilds of Toad Suck. In a survey conducted by the family-tree website Find My Pastvoters the world over proved that a burg that conjures the thought of dude slurping on a nodulous amphibian was worse than Belchertown, Massachusetts; Climax, Georgia; Hooker, Oklahoma; and a charming little hamlet in Illinois called Roachtown.