"Stone for all your building and landscaping
Ozark Southern Stone quarry began in 1883 as
Eureka Stone Co., owned by Benjamin J. Rosewater, an
early Eureka Springs postmaster, and remained open
until the Great Depression.
The quarry changed hands several times until 2006
when it was purchased by Lowell Johnson.
Limestone from this quarry can be seen on many
historic buildings in the Northwest, Arkansas
region. Locally, the Crescent Hotel, Basin Park
Hotel, Flatiron building and the downtown Bank of
Eureka Springs are among a few of the structures
built of limestone from this quarry. The Stone has
also been used in Springfield and Kansas City, Mo.,
Fort Smith and Fayetteville, where it was used in
the restoration of Old Main at the University of