Stereocard of Fort Smith
Collection of FOSM
Stereocard of Fort Smith Courthouse and grounds
Description: Winter scene of east-side of courthouse building. Quartermaster Storehouse on left. Wall tents on outside of north wall.
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.