“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hot Springs in Garland County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)


308 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
1. 308 Marker
Inscription. Constructed circa 1890 as a drug store and office above. Became a candy store in 1908 and by 1915 the Morris Simon Cigar Store. Upstairs was a gambling house and the F.B.I. captured Frank Nash there in the early 1930s.

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Location. 34° 30.936′ N, 93° 3.215′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker is on Central Avenue (State Highway 7) 0 miles south of Fountain Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park AR 71901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 304 (a few steps from this marker); Hot Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the State Capitol of Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio and Southern Clubs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fordyce Bathhouse (about 700 feet away); Site of the Founding Convention Assemblies of God April 2-12, 1914 (approx. 0.2 miles away); 201 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quapaw Bathhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
Categories. Industry & Commerce
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 53 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 14, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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