Publications



Product Image Item Name+ Price
Alligators and Artichokes

Alligators and Artichokes

by the Whittington Valley Neighborhood Association This 204-page cookbook features paintings by local artists that illustrate scenes from historic...
$16.00

Add:

Boiling Out at the Springs: A History of Major League Baseball Spring Training at Hot Springs, Arkansas

Boiling Out at the Springs: A History of Major League Baseball Spring Training at Hot Springs, Arkansas

by Don Duren From 1886 up to the 1940s, every major league baseball team came to Hot Springs—and the fascinating details are in this book by Don...
$20.00

Add:

Calvary Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2006

Calvary Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2006

Compiled by Gail Ashbrook and Elizabeth C. Davis The land for Calvary Cemetery was purchased in 1881, but tombstones of early Irish immigrants who...
$20.00

Add:

Carved in Stone, Cast in Metal, Final Tributes, Sad Farewells

Carved in Stone, Cast in Metal, Final Tributes, Sad Farewells

Compiled by Gail Ashbrook Carved in Stone, Cast in Metal, Final Tributes, Sad Farewells is a collection of selected epitaphs gathered from tombstones...
$12.00

Add:

Dangerous Visitors: The Lawless Era

Dangerous Visitors: The Lawless Era

By Orval Allbritton Dangerous Visitors: The Lawless Era paints a fascinating portrait of a time when many underworld characters came to Hot Springs....
$20.00

Add:

Delicious Memories

Delicious Memories

by Isabel Burton Anthony A 491-page treasure trove of recipes and culinary traditions for home cooks interested in the food (and a little bit of the...
$25.00

Add:

Documenting Arkansas: The Civil War 1861-1865

Documenting Arkansas: The Civil War 1861-1865

This 138-page, full-color softcover book contains over two hundred documents from the collections of the Arkansas History Commission. The beautifully...
$29.00

Add:

Fate Has Been My Friend: The Life and Times of Steve Stephens

Fate Has Been My Friend: The Life and Times of Steve Stephens

by Chuck Cunning Chuck Cunning chronicles the life and career of Arkansas broadcaster Steve Stephens, including memories of Steve’s Show. From 1957...
$10.00

Add:

Friendship Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2007

Friendship Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2007

Compiled by Gail Ashbrook, Lana Donoho, and Elizabeth C. Davis The acquisition of land and the first interments in Friendship Cemetery (which was...
$12.00

Add:

Garland County, Arkansas: Our History and Heritage

Garland County, Arkansas: Our History and Heritage

Table of Contents Index to the Book Errata This 696 page volume with a handsome linen hardcover is an indispensable guide to the people, places, and...
$50.00

... more info
 Sold Out 

Greenwood Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2005

Greenwood Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2005

Compiled by Gail Ashbrook, Elizabeth C. Davis, Computer Consultant Greenwood was organized as a cemetery company in 1882, when it began listing...
$32.00

Add:

Hollywood Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2002

Hollywood Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2002

Compiled by Gail Ashbrook Hollywood, the oldest cemetery in Hot Springs, was used as a burial ground prior to the Civil War. In 1988 the Hot Springs...
$22.00

Add:

Hot Springs Gunsmoke

Hot Springs Gunsmoke

By Orval Allbritton The history of a place, the things that make it what it is today, are not all beauty and architecture and heroic residents. The...
$20.00

Add:

Indian Folklore Atlas of Hot Springs National Park

Indian Folklore Atlas of Hot Springs National Park

By Marcus Phillips This widely-acclaimed softcover book explores the legends, traditions, and history of the beautiful Valley of the Vapors. Marcus...
$25.00

Add:

Jewish Rest Cemetery and Beth Jacob Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2006

Jewish Rest Cemetery and Beth Jacob Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions 2006

Compiled by Gail Ashbrook and Elizabeth C. Davis The land for Jewish Rest (at the intersection of Summer Street and Albert Pike) was purchased in...
$15.00

Add:

Lawman: The Story of Clay White - A Life of Service

Lawman: The Story of Clay White - A Life of Service

by Orval Allbritton This 270 page softcover book tells Clay White’s remarkable story. Clay traveled far in his lifetime—from a small town in...
$20.00

Add:

Leo and Verne: The Spa’s Heyday

Leo and Verne: The Spa’s Heyday

By Orval Allbritton View Index Leo and Verne: The Spa’s Heyday reveals Hot Springs’ colorful past as seen through the actions and decisions of...
$35.00

... more info
 Sold Out 

Marble Township in the 1880s

Marble Township in the 1880s

Compiled by Margaret Hubbard, Patsy Schran Hall, and Mary "Jackie" Cooper Various individuals who have lived in Marble Township, or whose families...
$22.00

Add:

Marcus Phillips’ Trail Talks - A Six Volume DVD Set

Marcus Phillips’ Trail Talks - A Six Volume DVD Set

Jerry Jones and the City of Hot Springs produced this popular series, first seen on local television. Beloved local historian Marcus Phillips takes...
$50.00

Add:

Observations of Arkansas: The 1824-1863 Letters of Hiram Abiff Whittington

Observations of Arkansas: The 1824-1863 Letters of Hiram Abiff Whittington

In 1913, as workmen dismantled a pioneer home in Montgomery County, they discovered in the attic a neatly-bound volume of letters that would prove to...
$25.00

Add:

Ouachita Springs Region: A Curiosity of Nature

Ouachita Springs Region: A Curiosity of Nature

by Janis Percefull Janis Percefull’s study of the thermal waters and the realities and misconceptions about government and individual public health...
$15.00

Add:

The Art of History: Catherine Thornton's Hot Springs

The Art of History: Catherine Thornton's Hot Springs

by Catherine Thornton This beautiful ninety-seven page, full-color, six by nine inch book presents Catherine Thornton's paintings of locations and...
$20.00

Add:

The Cedar Glades Express

The Cedar Glades Express

by Janis Kent Percefull The renowned health resort and spa of Hot Springs, Arkanas, endured a harsh winter followed by numerous fires and a major...
$18.00

Add:

The Mob at the Spa: Organized Crime and Its Fascination with Hot Springs, Arkansas

The Mob at the Spa: Organized Crime and Its Fascination with Hot Springs, Arkansas

By Orval Allbritton The Garland County Historical Society announces the publication of Orval Allbritton’s much-anticipated book The Mob at the Spa:...
$20.00

Add:

The Record - 2009

The Record - 2009

$25.00

Add:

The Record - 2010

The Record - 2010

$25.00

Add:

The Record - 2011

The Record - 2011

$25.00

Add:

The Record - 2012

The Record - 2012

$25.00

Add:

The Record - 2013

The Record - 2013

$25.00

Add:

The Record - 2014

The Record - 2014

$25.00

Add:

The Record - 2015

The Record - 2015

$25.00

Add:

The Record - 2016

The Record - 2016

$25.00

Add:

Then & Now: Hot Springs, Arkansas

Then & Now: Hot Springs, Arkansas

by Mike Bythe Compare historic Hot Springs with Hot Springs today in Mike Bythe’s Then & Now: Hot Springs, Arkansas. Garland County Historical...
$25.00

Add:

Three Strangers Come to Call

Three Strangers Come to Call

by Janis Percefull This delightful 131-page novel traces the fictional adventures of three children in 1895 Hot Springs.
$15.00

Add:

When Did It Happen? A Chronology of Events at the Hot Springs of Arkansas

When Did It Happen? A Chronology of Events at the Hot Springs of Arkansas

by J Sharon Shugart A fascinating history of the National Park Service’s smallest park and the only federally owned spa in the country. Illustrated...
$15.00

Add:



© Copyright 2016 Garland County Historical Society. All rights reserved. P.O. Box 21335, Hot Springs, AR 71903-1335