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

    Fort Smith

    National Historic Site AR,OK

Stories

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Civil War Living History Event

Fort Smith's history comes to life through stories of individuals and events.

First Fort Smith (1817 - 1824)

Trail of Tears

Second Fort Smith (1838 - 1871)

Federal Court Era (1872 - 1896)

National Park Service (1961 - present)

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