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

The Arlington Hotel

— Hot Springs Central Avenue Historic District —

 
 
The Arlington Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 5, 2022
1. The Arlington Hotel Marker
Inscription.  The Arlington Hotel, designed for luxury accommodations, opened April 1, 1875. The wooden structure was three stories tall with two huge wings enclosing a large court. At the time, the Arlington was the largest hotel in Arkansas.
 
Erected by City of Hot Springs.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1875.
 
Location. 34° 30.886′ N, 93° 3.224′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker can be reached from Central Avenue (Arkansas Route 7), on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the sidewalk, next to a lamp post, in front of the Ohio Club. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 336 Central Ave, 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. Ohio and Southern Clubs (here, next to this marker); Superior Bathhouse (a few steps from this marker); Hot Springs' Building Boom (within shouting distance of this marker); Hale Bathhouse (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Hot Springs Railway Company (within shouting 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); Hot Springs Utility Improvements (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs. Always the center of activities in Hot Springs, the Arlington has hosted hundreds of grand balls and social events since 1875. (Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa) (Submitted on November 23, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Arlington Hotel. The Arlington Hotel was built at the dawn of Hot Springs' golden era as a resort destination. (Michael Hodge, Encyclopedia of Arkansas) (Submitted on November 23, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
The Arlington Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 5, 2022
2. The Arlington Hotel Marker
Arlington Hotel Advertisement image. Click for full size.
via Internet Archive (Public Domain), April 15, 1876
3. Arlington Hotel Advertisement
This ad appeared in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper's April 15, 1876 issue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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