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My great-grandfather, Reason R. Wilder, was apparently on the Board of Trustees when the tabernacle was built, but I never knew this until recent years; my father never mentioned it. My parents operated the Clear Springs Store, which was located a mile or so from the campground, and I remember campers coming to our store to purchase soft drinks, etc. Also, I attended evening sessions at the camp during the summer revivals. I visited the site yesterday and was amazed at the growth of trees around the tabernacle. It is apparent that it has not be used in many years.
I learned that it is on the National Register of Historic Places, and I am very pleased about that. I was also happy to see that the benches are still sitting exactly where they were when I was a teenager and no one has bothered them!

Marilyn Wilder Nash
Jacksonville, AR