Two Springs Gazebo - Siloam Springs, AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 36° 10.974 W 094° 32.397
15S E 361524 N 4005333
Quick Description: South end of large city park, near old Indian springs.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 10/22/2008 9:28:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM50PD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member riston2
Views: 9

Long Description:

County of Gazebo: Benton County.
Some history around gazebo: The fenced off area behind the gazebo is a natural spring. It is referred to as The Indian Medical Center. Indigenous peoples, before the white man, came to these springs for the treatment of wounds and ailments. There is another spring at the other end of the park, the reason for the name "Twin Springs City Park."
The granite column rising next to the gazebo is a Union Monument. Unusual for Arkansas was a Confederate state. There is no Confederate Monument in the park.

Some of the rockwork at the Twin Springs dates to about 1880. One spring was said to contain a small amount of arsenic, which was thought to cure stomach problems.

Seating Type: Built in Seating

Location: Two Springs St. & Maxwell St., city park, Siloam Springs

Materials Used: Wood

Other Material Used: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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