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Fort Smith in Sebastian County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Federal Building

 
 
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By Denise Boose, July 13, 2012
1. Old Federal Building Marker
Inscription.  The old part of this building was the Barracks of the Fort, 1840-1871; Federal Court and Jail, 1872-1887; presided over by Judge I.C. Parker, 1875-1887.
 
Erected 1936 by The Noon Civics Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts or Castles.
 
Location. 35° 23.317′ N, 94° 25.784′ W. Marker is in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in Sebastian County. Marker is on Parker Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Within the Fort Smith National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Parker Avenue, Fort Smith AR 72901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meeting of Nations (a few steps from this marker); The Flagstaff (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer’s Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Clues from the Past (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bastion That Never Was (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederates Occupy The Fort (within shouting distance of
Old Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 13, 2012
2. Old Federal Building Marker
this marker); Barracks, Courthouse, Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Women’s Jail, 1872-1888 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Smith.
 
Old Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 13, 2012
3. Old Federal Building Marker
Old Federal Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 13, 2012
4. Old Federal Building Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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