Fort Smith in Sebastian County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected by Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Department of Arkansas Heritage.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Women.
Location. 35° 23.522′ N, 94° 25.744′ W. Marker is in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in Sebastian County. Marker is on North “B” Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North “B” Street, 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. Bass Reeves - Lawman on the Western Frontier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Commissary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Parade Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Guardhouse, 1849-1871 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bastion That Never Was The Women’s Jail, 1872-1888 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Flagstaff (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Smith.
Also see . . . Miss Laura's Social Club. “The former Miss Laura’s Social Club, a house of prostitution, serves as a unique visitor center for Fort Smith (Sebastian County) and is a reminder of the town’s rich history. Located at 123 First Street, it is the only bordello listed on the National Register of Historic Places.” (Submitted on July 28, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.)
Additional keywords. prostitution, sex work
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