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    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

Physical Culture at the Fordyce Bathhouse

The Fordyce Bathhouse boasted the best gymnasium in the southwest in 1915. Watch a living history demonstration by Ranger Jeff Heitzman about how some of the equipment was used.

Indian Clubs
Dumbbells
Calisthenics Rod
Pully Weight System

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