Rumor has it that granny came to Silver Dollar City in 1827 to get supplies from the general store. Outraged that she had to wait a month for a wagon train to get them there from out east and the cost of things like lye soap because of it, she decided then and there to make it herself. She joined other locals, and set up shop to sell homemade wares at Silver Dollar City.
That is the story posted outside of Granny’s Lye Soap specialty shop in Branson, Mo., Silver Dollar City (SDC) and don’t you believe a word of it. The true story is that SDC is a replicated old time mining town-themed amusement park built in the 1960s at the mouth of Marvel Cave to entertain waiting spelunkers for the day. And Granny’s real name is Martha, who grew up in Ozark Mountain country and made the soap with her grandmother and great-grandmother… Click Here to Read Complete Article.