This was a great place. National Park service so admission was free with our Annual Pass. Lots of history of our country's most famous outlaws and Judges. Beautiful grounds to walk around.
My husband and I walked over from visiting the new art from the Unexpected Project; he has lived here all his life and had never been to this site. I love this area; great history and a beautiful setting. Get out there and enjoy!
The Fort Smith Historical site is a very unique place. It started out as an army fort on the western frontier of the ever expanding United States and ended up being the bastion of law and order under the famous "Hanging Judge" Parker. The barracks, parade grounds, Judge Parker's courtroom and the gallows are still there. The gallows gave me... 更多
An excellent docent who gave a great tour with lots of little details that made it fun. Did not visit the rest of the area as it was too hot and humid but did drive around to spot some of the historical houses. Pretty amazing place in its heyday.
Nothing better than a couple of hours strolling in the sun in a park beside the Arkansas river. There were information boards with enough information to kindle an interest and to reveal how shockingly the native Americans who were sent on the Trail of Tears were treated. It was very sensitively treated. There were also details of other aspects of... 更多
I happen to live in town and my twins just love to go over and spend the afternoon at the site. They love to run around the grounds, walk along the river and pretend to shoot off the cannons. There is so much history here in Fort Smith. The National Park Service does a great job maintaining this site. I... 更多
My wife and I always try, if visiting an area, see if there is a National Park / Historic site nearby. Since we were coming out of Oklahoma and going to be near Fort Smith we decided to stop to visit and get our stamp for our National Park Passport book. The grounds of the complex are rather large and... 更多
Located in Fort Smith Arkansas close to the Oklahoma border, this site is managed by the National Park Service. It is a very educational and entertaining piece of American history. Even though their are only two original buildings remaining (the barracks & the commissary): it still does a good job of presenting the history and heritage of this fort. Worth... 更多