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The History Behind This One Arkansas Hotel Is Bizarre But True

Set beside the city park that is its namesake, Basin Park Hotel dominates downtown Eureka Springs. In the fork of Spring and Center streets, Basin Park Hotel is one of the most interesting historic buildings in a town that can boast about how its entire city is on the National Register of Historic Places.

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.