There are two purposes for Comments in the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. Comments can either add information to aid in the understanding of the entry or add information that provides an alternate interpretation of the historical record.

Information included in this section is not fact checked by the Encyclopedia staff. The author of the Comment is entirely responsible for its content.

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