Stroll Hot Springs’ Grand Promenade
February 18, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards
What many folks don’t realize is that Hot Springs, AR began its life as a National Park before it became a city.
Actually, Hot Springs was the very first land ever set aside in the US, though it was done in the days before we had a National Park system. What Congress and President Andrew Jackson created in 1832 was termed a “United States Reservation,” a protected area of land that became a part of the United States Park Service in 1921.
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