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I live in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and I have been to Hell's Half Acre. It is a sight to see, but not a good one. I'm telling you, there's an evil about it, and there is an evil about this town. It might sound crazy, but I've felt it. I've seen it. I have some information about the place and the surrounding area, and it is absolutely bone chilling. Let me put it this way... I plan on moving very soon not because of Hell's Half Acre specifically, but, like I said, the whole town is like nothing I've ever seen. It's just a terrible place, really. I've even thought about making a documentary about this town. Nevertheless, great article.
Nolan
Hot Springs, AR


I live beside Hell's Half Acre. I was raised not far from the area, and I was always scared of the story my dad told us. Many weird things have happened in our area since it has been disturbed by unwanted attention to the land. It's a shame because there is a reason to let sleeping dogs lie and be left alone. It's like opening Pandora box. Then what's going to happen?
Treasa Dixson
Hot Springs National Park, AR