Road Construction I-540
Traveling West on I-40? To avoid construction delays, do not take Exit 7 (I-540 S). Stay on I-40 west and take Exit 1 Dora. Stay on Hwy 64D for 6 miles and follow signs to Fort Smith. After crossing over the river, turn right on 4th ST & right on Garland. More »
INTERACTIVE PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPH
In an interactive version of this photograph, you can get a better sense of where these deputies were standing and can zoom in on individuals and other details. This program was created for Fort Smith NHS by Bill Isenberger.
To pan on the image below, click on the image and hold down the left mouse button and drag. Use the scroll wheel to zoom in and out.
Did You Know?
A woman was responsible for the building of a modern federal jail at Fort Smith, AR, in 1888. Anna Dawes, daughter of Sen. Dawes of MA, visited the "Hell on the Border" jail in 1885 and wrote an article describing its conditions. When read in Congress, money was quickly approved for a new jail.