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Historic Attractions

Witness 200 years of history come back to life through stories and reenactments of outlaws, lawmen, soldiers, Native Americans and other historical figures that played an important role in the development of Fort Smith's unique history. Tour Miss Laura's Visitors Center – a former Old West bordello – and then retrace the footsteps of Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves and the vile outlaws he brought to justice at the Fort Smith National Historic Site. Explore decades of diverse architectural styles preserved by Fort Smith's beautiful historic districts and grandiose churches. You can even visit the Army base and barbershop where Elvis Presley received, "the haircut heard around the world," after joining the U.S. Military. When you travel to Fort Smith, Arkansas, you won't just learn about history, you'll relive it. Start planning your experience and check out all of the historic attractions that are located throughout the city and close by, below.

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Miss Laura's Visitor Center
2 North B Street
479-783-8888 or Toll-Free: 800-637-1477

Elvis Barbershop Museum
7020 Taylor Avenue
479-434-6774

Darby Legacy Monument
1001 Garrison Avenue
479-784-2368

Fort Smith Trolley Museum
100 South 4th Street
479-783-0205

Temple Live
200 North 11 Street
479-222-6186

A & M Railroad Excursions
813 Main Street
479-751-8600 or Toll-Free: 800-687-8600

FUTURE HOME: National U.S. Marshals Museum
14 North 3 Street
479-709-3766

Belle Grove Historic District
Belle Grove Historic District
479-783-8888

Fort Smith Museum of History
320 Rogers Avenue
479-783-7841

Fort Smith National Historic Site
301 Parker Avenue
479-783-3961

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Interactive Timeline: Downtown Fort Smith Historic Plaques