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Throwback Thursday:  The Natural Springs

Throwback Thursday: The Natural Springs

¬†       This picture shows the springs as they appeared for many years in Cave Springs. The springs are no longer unencumbered, and no longer attract the Sunday afternoon crowds they once did. Back in the days when Cave Springs Band gave weekly concerts there, the young folks swam in the lake and...
Throwback Thursday: Cave Spring's first Mayor

Throwback Thursday: Cave Spring’s first Mayor

(TOP) John Hartman, first mayor of Cave Springs, with his wife Clara.  John had lost his leg at the Battle of Wilson Creek in Missouri during the Civil War. (BOTTOM) John and Clara Hartman and son Roy. The Hartmans moved to Cave Springs before 1900 from Missouri. John is listed as assistant postmaster on the...