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Hot Springs in Garland County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ohio and Southern Clubs

 

— Hot Springs Historic Baseball Trail —

 
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By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
1. Ohio and Southern Clubs Marker
Inscription.  Most Major League players of the early 20th century had few inhibitions and many enjoyed gambling during training trips to Hot Springs. Among the most popular casinos in the city were the Southern Club, built a few doors to the right in 1893, and the Ohio Club, built in 1905. Al Capone, "Lucky" Luciano, "Bugsy Siegel, Frank Costello and other mobsters also frequented these clubs.
 
Erected 2012 by Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 34° 30.886′ N, 93° 3.227′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker is on Central Avenue (State Highway 7) 0.1 miles south of Fountain Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 336 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park AR 71901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the State Capitol of Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Hot Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); Peak Trail (within shouting distance
Ohio and Southern Clubs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
2. Ohio and Southern Clubs Marker
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of this marker); Dead Chief Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 308 (about 300 feet away); Ral Springs (about 300 feet away); 304 (about 300 feet away); The Bandstand (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Also see . . .  The Ohio Club History. From the site of the current Ohio Club. (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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