Woodlake has had its share of interesting historic characters. Renegades, outlaws, and just plain characters gravitated to its early unrestricted and friendly lifestyle. Most interesting among these may have been a man by the name of Ben Harris. A revolving resident of Dry Creek, Lemon Cove, Woodlake, Visalia, and Mineral King, Ben left a heritage of more tall tales than any other man of the area. Louise Jackson will introduce some of those characters and a couple of Ben’s wild tales.