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Pinnacle Springs (Faulkner County)

Pinnacle Springs is an abandoned resort community located in northern Faulkner County, approximately five miles north of Greenbrier (Faulkner County), along the east side of Cadron Creek. The springs were noted in 1880 by Jeff Collier. Collier was herding cattle in the area when he came across the springs and noticed they had an unusual taste. Collier told his employer, James D. Martin, about the springs. Martin and other businessmen from the area incorporated the Pinnacle Springs Land Company in 1881 to develop a resort town using the spring water. The Martin family conveyed 360 acres of their land to the company to develop the town. Marketing for Pinnacle Springs emphasized the curative properties of the springs, the malaria-free environment, …