nps photo by Gail Sears
The Quapaw Bathhouse opened in 1922. It is the longest on Bathhouse Row, occupying the site of two previous bathhouses. Vacant since 1984, it is the first to be leased for adaptive use. It will open as a family oriented spa in late June 2008. Read more about it.
Did You Know?
In 1892 U.S. Army Lt. Robert R. Stevens hired the noted Boston firm of Frederick Law Olmsted to create landscaping plans for Hot Springs Reservation, now Hot Springs National Park. Stevens rejected the firm’s plans in 1893, but some features were adopted and still survive today.