Additional Fort Smith Postcards
The Fort Smith National Historic Site's collection includes postcards of buildings and scenes of downtown Fort Smith and the area near the federal buildings. To view these postcards, click on the small images on the right hand side.
Did You Know?
The soldiers who came to Fort Smith in 1817 were still using some 18th century technology and drill. The cannon was discharged using a lindstock and slowmatch to ignite the primer, which originally was loose powder or a turkey quill filled with powder.