From Arkadelphia's earliest days, various entrepreneurs have engaged in hosting visitors, whether in the form of restaurants or hotels. Little is known about those earliest businesses, but local legends surrounding some of those enterprises offer some interesting insights into life during the 1800s.
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Richter, Wendy Bradley, "Arkadelphia entrepreneurs provide lodging for visitors" (2017). Articles. 185.