• water flowing over rocks into basin

    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

Archeology

HOSP_95

Catalog Number = HOSP 95

National Park Service, Digital Imaging Project, September 2010

Stone artifact, black flint

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of the Government Free Bathhouse with a ranger walking on the sidewalk in front.

The Public Health Service operated a venereal disease clinic in the Government Free Bathhouse (1922-1948) in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. It was one of the first facilities in the United States to use penicillin. In 1948, the clinic transferred to the nearby Camp Garraday Transient Camp.