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Fort Smith Sights and Landmarks Guide, Arkansas

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Are your kids asking you to take them on a great holidays this year? The best travel destination to be this vacation is Fort Smith. This great city is the second largest among the state of Arkansas. This city is highly admired by tourists of all ages and interests. It has been noted that this brilliant travel destination has been driving a large number of travelers from different parts of the world due to its magnificent sights and attractions.

Some of the great attractions of Fort Smith include:

The Guitar Museum- This establishment is popular for its display of guitars and musical instruments that date back to the 1900s. A large number of music lovers prefer to visit this place while traveling to Fort Smith.

Fort Smith Museum of History- This museum displays the artifacts of the area’s culture as well as Native American history.

Fort Chafee- It was mainly used as a training center by the units of National Guard and Reserve Corps and military units. It was in this city that John J. Mawn, an officer of public information, told that Elvis Presley will be receiving G.I. haircut that would look like the peeled onion.

Oak Cemetery- It is a must visit place in Fort Smith as it contains the remains of John Rogers, the founder of this beautiful city.

John Rogers House- It is the privately owned residence and is one among the oldest of the city. It was beautifully built by the famous John Rogers and till date, the house is completely restored.

Fort Smith Little Theatre- Specially organized in the year 1948, this is the oldest theatre group and an all volunteer one in the state of Arkansas. Six regular and various off-season productions and performances are played in this amazing theatre each year.

Other sights and tourist spots worth visiting in Fort Smith include Fort Smith Trolley Museum, Bible Baptist Church, River Front Trail Rides and Bonneville House. The city of Fort Smith is also a great shopping hub for the locals of Eastern Oklahoma, Western Arkansas and foreign tourists. In order to do more shopping, the Central Mall of the city is the largest shopping center. A large number of retailers have stores at this indoor center so that the shoppers can find everything under one big roof.

Visiting this amazing city is a truly fantastic option as it not only offers great places to visit  but its culture and history are noteworthy as well.

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