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Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Belle Grove Historic District
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 22-block Belle Grove Historic District includes beautifully restored Romanesque Revival, Queen Anne, Eastlake... more info  map

  • Casper Reutzel Haus
    423 North 5th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    One of the oldest homes still standing in Fort Smith, the fully-restored Casper Reutzel Haus was owned by Casper Reutzel, a native of Dormstadt, Germany who owned the... more info  map

  • Clayton House
    514 North 6th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-783-3000, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this eight-room wood frame antebellum house served for years as the family home of William Henry Harrison Clayton,... more info  map

  • Darby House
    311 General Darby Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-782-3388, This was the boyhood home of General William O. Darby, leader of Darby's Rangers in World War II. Some of his personal items are on display. more info  map

  • J.M. Sparks Home
    201 North 14th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-785-2292, Now home to Taliano's Italian Restaurant, this restored Renaissance Revival-style mansion is listed on the National Registry of Historical Places. All woodwork,... more info  map

  • Miss Laura's Visitor Center
    2 North B Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-783-8888, Located in historic downtown Fort Smith, Fort Smith's Visitor Center is housed in a restored former bordello that is listed on The National Register of Historic Places. ... more info  map

  • Vaughn-Schaap House, The
    423 North 6th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    Located in the Belle Grove Historic District
    One of the few remaining examples of Victorian Second Empire architecture in Fort Smith, this restored home listed on the National Register of Historic Places contains... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Chaffee
    Highway 22, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-452-4554, This 72,000-acre military base was the training site for thousands of troops heading overseas during World War II. Elvis Presley was inducted into the U.S. Army and... more info  map

  • Fort Smith National Cemetery
    522 Garland Avenue & South 6th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-783-5345, Granted national status in 1867, this 22.3-acre U.S. National Cemetery contains approximately 13,000 graves. One of two national cemeteries in the United States that... more info  map

  • Fort Smith National Historic Site
    301 Parker Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-783-3961 (Visitor Information), Commemorating the forced removal of the five southeastern tribes from their homelands to Indian Territory, Fort Smith National Historic Site includes the remains of two... more info  map

  • Oak Cemetery
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 20-acre Oak Cemetery is the final resting place of U.S. Marshals, outlaws, the Founder of Fort Smith, an Arkansas... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Fort Smith Public Library
    3201 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72903
    479-783-0229, The Fort Smith Public Library's main branch is normally open Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fridays until 6:00 p.m., 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Fort Smith Air Museum
    6700 McKennon Boulevard, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    Fort Smith Regional Airport
    479-785-1839, The Fort Smith Air Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the development of aviation in western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. Its 56 display cases are... more info  map

  • Fort Smith Art Center
    701 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-784-2787, Housed in "one of the few remaining examples of Victorian Second Empire architecture in Fort Smith," the Fort Smith Art Center has a permanent collection of contemporary... more info  map

  • Fort Smith Museum of History
    320 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-783-7841, Located in the former Atkinson-Williams Building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Fort Smith Museum of History "acquires, preserves,... more info  map

  • Fort Smith Trolley Museum
    100 South 4th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
    479-783-0205, Filled with old railroad passenger cars, engines, old Fort Smith buses and other transportation artifacts, the Fort Smith Trolley Museum features a working,... more info  map

  

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