Thursday, September 8, 2011

Basin Springs Park

Eureka Spring's Parks & Recreation Commission plans to renovate Basin Springs Park with a spiral staircase leading down nine feet to the basin's spring. The basin springs was covered over in 1890 for reasons unknown. Some believe that Basin Springs was the fountain of youth that Ponce de Leon searched for 500 years ago. Indeed, it was the supposed healing properties of Eureka's springs that turned the town into a flourishing to tourist destination in the 1880s. Eureka Spring's Parks & Recreation Commission plans to renovate Basin Springs Park with a spiral staircase leading down nine feet to the basin's spring. The basin springs was covered over in 1890 for reasons unknown. Some believe that Basin Springs was the fountain of youth that Ponce de Leon searched for 500 years ago. Indeed, it was the supposed healing properties of Eureka's springs that turned the town into a flourishing to tourist destination in the 1880s.
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