Fort Smith in Sebastian County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
The Commissary Storehouse
Fort Smith National Historic Site
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Today the commissary is furnished with reproductions of supplies that the U.S. Army stored here in the 1850s. A number of posts located farther west benefited from these rations. As part of Fort Smith National Historic Site, the commissary building helps tell one dimension of Fort Smith’s rich and varied history
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 35° 23.257′ N, 94° 25.745′ W. Marker is in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in Sebastian County. Marker is on Parker Avenue, on the left when traveling north. With the Fort Smith National Historic Site National Park. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate [and] Union Occupation of Fort Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Fort Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); First Butterfield Overland Mail Coach (within shouting distance of this marker); Barracks, Courthouse, Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Clues from the Past (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gallows (about 300 feet away); Executions at Fort Smith (about 300 feet away); Confederates Occupy The Fort (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Smith.
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