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

Ohio and Southern Clubs

 
 
Ohio and Southern Clubs Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hot Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); 308 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 304 (about 300 feet away); Fordyce Bathhouse (about 400 feet away); Quapaw Bathhouse (about 600 feet away); Ozark Bathhouse
Ohio and Southern Clubs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
2. Ohio and Southern Clubs Marker
(about 800 feet away); Lamar Bathhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buckstaff Bathhouse (approx. 0.2 miles 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.) 
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 136 times since then. 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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