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Eureka Springs in Carroll County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Basin Bath House

 
 
The Basin Bath House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2012
1. The Basin Bath House Marker
Inscription.  

Basin Bath House was established 1879 adjacent to Basin Spring by Dr. Alvah Jackson's son, Thomas. John S. Tibbs succeeded Jackson about 1880, operated bath house and Eureka Water Shipping Company. Building was destroyed by Great Fire of 1888, replaced with limestone and brick structure 1889. Skillful, authentic restoration after 1986 Fire preserved this historic structure.
 
Erected by in Partnership With the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Community Development Partnership.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentIndustry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 36° 24.098′ N, 93° 44.245′ W. Marker is in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Spring Street (State Highway 23), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Spring Street, Eureka Springs AR 72632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
The Basin Bath House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2012
2. The Basin Bath House and Marker
. The Southern Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Basin Park Sycamore (within shouting distance of this marker); Chandler Mall Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); "Mud" Street and "Underground Eureka" (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American and World War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stone Walls (within shouting distance of this marker); The Perry House - Basin Park Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eureka Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Eureka Springs Preservation Society, Inc. (Submitted on October 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Jul. 12, 2020