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Fort Smith, Arkansas

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West Garrison Avenue Historic District

One of the oldest districts in the city. GROUPS: Tour giudes available by request.

Fort Smith, AR Historic Districts

Fort Smith Trolley Museum

Directions: Go south on South 4th from Garrison Avenue. The museum is 4 blocks south of the avenue. You will see a steam locomotive. We are next to the National Cemetery and close to the Fort Smith Museum of History and The Fort Smith Historic site.

Fort Smith, AR Museums

Miss Laura's Visitor Center

Directions: Downtown Fort Smith, just seven miles east of the Interstate 40 exit in Roland, OK; adjacent to the River Parks Amphitheater and Pavilion buildings; three blocks from the Fort Smith National Historic Site. A restored turn-of-the-century brothel that is now the city's visitor center;

Fort Smith, AR Visitors Centers

Fort Smith National Historic Site

The site, which just underwent a $7 million renovation, contains the remains of two frontier garrisons, Federal Court for the Western District of Arkansas, "Hangin' Judge" Isaac C. Parker's courtroom, reproduction of the 1886 gallows, the "Hell on the Border" jail, the 1846

Fort Smith, AR Historic Sites

Oak Cemetery

Earliest tombstone is that of Captain Gookin, who died in 1842, the same year the city was incorporated. Other personalities buried here include Arkansas Governor William Fishback (1833-1895); Captain John Rogers, founder of the city; and Arthur Erback, husband of Pearl Starr.

Fort Smith, AR Cemeteries

Things to do near Fort Smith, AR

Arkansas River Visitor Center

"Renaissance of a River" interpretive exhibits chronicle the development of the river; managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engi...

Pig Trail Scenic Byway

The route includes 19 miles of Ark. 23 from the south boundary of the Ozark National Forest (10 miles north of the town of Oz...

Coal Miner's Memorial

Six-foot bronze statue of coal miner, authentic coal car, two granite walls displaying names of Sebastian County miners. ...

World's Largest Spinach Can

Alma is the Spinach Capital of the World and commemorated this by painting its water tower to be the "world's biggest can of ...