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

Hot Springs Utility Improvements

— Hot Springs Central Avenue Historic District —

 
 
Hot Springs Utility Improvements Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 5, 2022
1. Hot Springs Utility Improvements Marker
Inscription.  Street numbers were assigned to locations along Central Avenue for the first time in 1878. In the same year, gaslights illuminated city streets, and electric street lights followed in 1882. The first long-distance telephone service reached the city in 1880.
 
Erected by City of Hot Springs.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1878.
 
Location. 34° 30.852′ N, 93° 3.234′ 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 Kenneth Adair Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 356 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. Maurice Bathhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hot Springs Railroad Improvements (within shouting distance of this marker); Hot Springs Railway Company (within shouting distance of this marker); “Rebirth of the American Spa”
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Hale Bathhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Fordyce Bathhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio and Southern Clubs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Arlington Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Hot Springs Utility Improvements Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 5, 2022
2. Hot Springs Utility Improvements Marker
 
 
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 82 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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