Fort Smith National Historic Site
Fort Smith National Historic Site embraces the remains of two frontier forts, plus the Federal courtroom of the Western District of Arkansas. Hanging Judge
Isaac C. Parker's court and jail have been restored as reminders of 80
turbulent years in the history of the government's Indian policies
(1817-1896). The museum exhibits illustrate the court's impact on the
Indian Territory (Oklahoma), U.S. Marshals, outlaws and regional
history. Hanging Judge Parker's infamous gallows have been recreated on the site of the original structure.
The park is located at Third and Garland Streets. 479-783-3961; www.nps.gov/fosm