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

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By Steve Masler
1. 126 Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1891 as a clothing store by Simon Meyer, one of the most successful merchants in the late 1890's. In 1923 Rosa Meyer opened a dry goods store and later the Walkowitz General Store. Most recently the Oyster Bar restaurant.

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Location. 34° 31.084′ N, 93° 3.324′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker is on Central Avenue (State Highway 7), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 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. 122 (here, next to this marker); Site of the Founding Convention Assemblies of God April 2-12, 1914 (within shouting distance of this marker); 201 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 304 (approx. 0.2 miles away); 308 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hot Springs (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio and Southern Clubs (approx. mile away); Fordyce Bathhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Additional comments.
1. Simon Meyer
Simon Meyer was a prominent member of the Jewish community in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
126 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler
2. 126 Marker
He is mentioned in Corner of the Tapestry: a History of the Jewish Experience in Ar 1820s-1990s, University of Arkansas Press, 1994 P. 207
    — Submitted April 12, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 190 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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