• Rifle Regiment arriving at Belle Point, 1817. Artwork by Michael Haynes

    Fort Smith

    National Historic Site AR,OK

Teacher Workshops

Teacher Workshop

Teachers participating in a workshop

Earn your Arkansas History continuing professional education with a two hour workshop at Fort Smith National Historic Site. Groups sizes up to fifty (50) teachers. For more information contact the park's Education Coordinator at 479.226.3725.

Did You Know?

Interior of jail cell with box for prisoners to visit with their lawyers

The conditions at the federal jail at Fort Smith were so horrible that it received the nickname "Hell on the Border." Up to 50 men were crowded into one large cell with limited ventilation and poor sanitary conditions.