Hosts: Dottie Carter

Dottie Carter has been the owner of Spatterdock Guest Houses since the business was established on Taylor Island In Uncertain, Texas in 1995. She likes sharing with visitors her whimsical nature, that comes through in art installations found in unexpected locations throughout her properties. A tour of Taylor Island, gives a glimpse of her creativity in construction of meandering piers, funky out buildings and installations of Volkswagen art cars. Her work can be seen on guest house walls and signs. The garden at Wildfern, her home, is filled with fanciful mosaics. She welcomes guests to stroll through her garden.

Dottie is the third generation Caddo devotee on Taylor Island. Her father, entrepreneur Beer Smith, built in Uncertain, the Fly 'n Fish Lodge with a mile long airstrip, a large warehouse for his auto supply business and he was instrumental in incorporating the City of Uncertain.

She has written two books, Good Indians, Strong and Brave and Beer Smith, the Fireball of Caddo Lake, (her memoirs of growing up on Caddo with her father as a somewhat eccentric mentor.) Dottie acquires her inspiration from the natural environment of her surroundings, in particular, the spiritual peace of the massive Cypress trees.
(She is still riding her big ole Harley Davison:)

Contact Dottie at Wildfern
168 N. Mossy Brake, Uncertain, TX 75661
903 789-3268



168 N. Mossy Brake Road, Uncertain, Texas 75661

Telephone: 903.789.3268


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