Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Eureka Sprinngs and Blue Springs

More than 500 feet deep and the centerpiece of a beautifully landscaped setting, Blue

Spring is one of the most scenic historic sites in Arkansas. Open to the public during
the spring, summer and fall months, the Blue Spring Heritage Center is located off U.S.
Highway 62 West about six miles northwest Archaeological research indicates that a rock shelter overlooking the spring was inhabited shelter overlooking the spring was inhabited by early Native American hunters

thousands of years before Christ. They were probably attracted by the wildlife and clear, cool water
of the natural spring. Blue Spring remained an important landmark for Native Americans for thousands of years and quickly attracted the attention of the pioneers who settled in the region during the early 1800s

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