Fort Smith in Sebastian County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Welcome to Fort Smith
Fort Smith National Historic Site
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Fort Smith National Historic Site preserves the remains of these two military posts and the federal court. During your visit, make sure to visit the following locations at the park.
Visitor Center- The Barracks/Courthouse/Jail building Exhibits, restrooms, and bookstore
The Commissary Storehouse
The first Fort Smith
Trail of Tears Overlook
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 35° 23.29′ N, 94° 25.739′ W. Marker is in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in Sebastian County. Marker is on Parker 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. Confederate [and] Union Occupation of Fort Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Barracks, Courthouse, Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Clues from the Past (within shouting distance of this marker); The Commissary Storehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flagstaff (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meeting of Nations (about 300 feet away); Old Federal Building (about 300 feet away); The Women’s Jail, 1872-1888 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Smith.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.