Fort Smith in Sebastian County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Welcome to Fort Smith
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 Fort Smith National Historic Site National Park Services, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 35° 23.29′ N, 94° 25.739′ W. Marker is in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in Sebastian County. Marker is on Parker Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Parker Avenue, Fort Smith AR 72901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate [and] Union Occupation of Fort Smith 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.
Categories. • Military •
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