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

First Hotel and Bath House in the Hot Springs Territory

 
 
First Hotel and Bath House in the Hot Springs Territory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
1. First Hotel and Bath House in the Hot Springs Territory Marker
Inscription. Near this spot around the year 1790 stood the first hotel and bath house built in the Hot Springs Territory. To mark the site of the first permanent citizen, the host of this tavern, JOHN PERCIFUL, reputed to have been a revolutionary soldier. This tablet is placed by the Hot Springs of Arkansas Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.
April 13, 1936

 
Erected 1936 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 30.626′ N, 93° 3.208′ W. Marker is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in Garland County. Marker is on Spring Street just east of Post Office Court, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Spring Street, 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. An American Spa (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buck Ewing (about 500 feet away); Bathhouse Row (about 500 feet away); Buckstaff Bathhouse (about 600 feet away); Lamar Bathhouse
First Hotel and Bath House in the Hot Springs Territory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, April 8, 2017
2. First Hotel and Bath House in the Hot Springs Territory Marker
(about 700 feet away); Ozark Bathhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quapaw Bathhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fordyce Bathhouse (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hot Springs.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 170 times since then. Last updated on April 21, 2017, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. 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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