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Posts Tagged ‘Trail of Tears’

Explore Pea Ridge National Military Park

December 12th, 2020

Pea Ridge National Military ParkIf you’re a fan of Civil War history, you do not want to miss a chance to visit Pea Ridge National Military Park. Pea Ridge preserves one of our country’s most intact Civil War battlefields and is only a little over a half hour’s drive from our Eureka Springs inn.

Pea Ridge National Military Park is located off Hwy 62, just north of Rogers, AR. The 4,300-acre park features two historic battlefields, a visitor’s center, bookstore, museum, a section of the Trail of Tears, hiking trails, and more.

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Discover Eureka Springs’ Blue Spring Heritage Center

August 15th, 2016

Blue Spring Heritage Center in Eureka Springs, AR

Blue Spring Heritage Center
-photo by: Mitchel23

Blue Spring Heritage Center, near Eureka Springs, AR is an important historical and archaeological site and one of Arkansas’ deepest springs.

Formerly Eureka Springs Gardens, Blue Spring Heritage Center preserves a historically and archaeologically important site that also happens to be one of the most scenic in the Eureka Springs area.

Blue Spring bubbles up here, filling its famous trout-filled lagoon with some 38 million gallons of water a day. The spring is said to be more than 500 feet deep! The overflow, some of the purest water in the region according to a recent study, drains into the White River.

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