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Albert Pike Memorial Museum, Highway 71, near Mountainburg (Crawford County), possibly 1940s. Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-539)

Diamond Cave, off Highway 327, near Jasper (Newton County), 1920s-1930s. Bertha Cartmell Reid & George Cartmell Collection (S-89-105-303)

Left: Elkhorn Tavern, off Highway 62, Pea Ridge (Benton County), 1960s. Right: Martha Cox Scott inside Elkhorn Tavern, circa 1949. Betty Terrell, photographer. Shiloh Museum Collection (S-90-152-14); Howard Clark, photographer. Caroline Price Clark Collection (S-2002-72-792A).

Mount Gayler Tower, Highway 71, Mount Gayler (Crawford County), late 1930s. Washington County Historical Society Collection (P-534)

Blue Spring, off Highway 62, Eureka Springs (Carroll County), 1960s-1970s. Bob Besom Collection (S-83-3-18)

Jungleland Free Zoo, Highway 71, near Mountainburg (Crawford County), 1940s-1950s. Courtesy Bob Besom

Artist Point, Highway 71, near Mountainburg (Crawford County), 1960. James A. Ruth standing by tipi. Alice C. Ruth Collection (S-91-34-24)

Apple Town, Highway 62, Lincoln (Washington County), early 1970s. George T. McGrath, photographer. Betty Fischer Collection (S-97-136-12)

Wonderland Cave, Highway 71, Bella Vista (Benton County), 1950s. Alice C. Ruth Collection (S-91-34-14)

Carl Head and his sons standing with C. A. Linebarger (in hat) outside the entrance to Wonderland Cave, Highway 71, Bella Vista (Benton County), 1950s. Alice C. Ruth Collection (S-91-34-15)

Wishing Well Café, Highway 71, Fayetteville (Washington County), about 1940. Green, photographer. Ray Hanley Collection (S-95-123-13)

Pivot Rock, off Highway 62, Eureka Springs (Carroll County), 1961. Pat Donat, photographer. Northwest Arkansas Times Collection (NWAT Box 105, D61.7)

Vernon's Souvenir Shop, Highway 71, Springdale (Washington County), about 1948. Wilma Lacy Collection (S-98-163)

Pano-Rama Point, Highway 62, between Gateway and Beaver (Carroll County), mid 1950s. Harry L. Hammond, photographer. Sharon Stiles Collection (S-91-72-5)

Dogpatch USA, Highway 7, Marble Falls (Newton and Boone Counties), June 1968. Bob Edmiston, photographer. Springdale News Collection (SN 6-1968 #1)

Dinosaur World, off Highway 62, Beaver (Carroll County), September 1968. Springdale News Collection (SN 9-1969 #3)

Quigley Castle, Highway 23, Eureka Springs (Carroll County), August 1981. Elise Quigley seated in armchair. Springdale News Collection (SN 8-1981 #3)

City View Camp, Highway 65, Harrison (Boone County), about 1940. Lois Parks Stuck Collection (S-97-128-3)

Burns Gables, Highway 71, Mount Gayler (Crawford County), August 1941. Alice C. Ruth Collection (S-91-34-6)

Boston Mountain Reptile Garden, Highway 71, near Mountainburg (Crawford County), possibly 1970s. Betty Terrel, photographer. Courtesy Bob Besom

Martin's Hobby Shop, Highway 65, near Harrison (Boone County), 1950s-1960s. Courtesy Susan Young

 

 

Roadside Attractions: Introduction

Roadside Attractions: Greetings From the Ozarks

Roadside Attractions: Hello From Arkansas

Roadside Attractions: Credits

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