Barracks, Courthouse, Jail

Barracks, Courthouse, Jail (HM1437)

Location: Fort Smith, AR 72901 Sebastian County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 23.293', W 94° 25.763'

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The building in front of you is very much as it appeared in the 1890s. First built as military barracks, it was later converted for use as a courthouse and jail. Over time its appearance changed to accommodate different needs of the people using it.

Compare these photographs to the building you see today. Notice clues of its former appearance by examining bricked-in-windows, remnants of porch foundations, changing rooflines, and brick color variations.
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HM NumberHM1437
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Placed ByFort Smith National Historic Site National Park Services, U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:16pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 370180 N 3917034
Decimal Degrees35.38821667, -94.42938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 23.293', W 94° 25.763'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 23' 17.58" N, 94° 25' 45.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)501, 479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24 S 3rd St, Fort Smith AR 72901, US
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