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Park visitor center, two story red brick building with slate gray roof as seen from the shadow of tree on a clear sunny day.
Fort Smith visitor center on a clear summer day.

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From the establishment of the first Fort Smith on December 25, 1817, to the final days of Judge Isaac C. Parker's jurisdiction over Indian Territory in 1896, Fort Smith National Historic Site preserves almost 80 years of history. Explore life on the edge of Indian Territory through the stories of soldiers, the Trail of Tears, dangerous outlaws, and the brave lawmen who pursued them.

Last updated: March 26, 2020

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Mailing Address:

301 Parker Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Phone:

(479) 783-3961

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