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Fort Smith,

city (1990 pop. 72,798), seat of Sebastian co., NW Ark., at the Okla. line where the Arkansas and Poteau rivers join; inc. 1842. It is the rail, trade, and industrial center of a farm and livestock area. Its manufactures include construction materials, food and beverages, textiles, furniture, and hardware. An 1817 military post here became a supply point during the 1848 gold rush; the lawless area was cleaned up (1870s) by "Hanging Judge" Isaac ParkerParker, Isaac Charles,
1838–96, American frontier judge, b. Belmont co., Ohio. Self-taught in law, Parker began practice in St. Joseph, Mo., in 1859. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1870 as a Republican.
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, but Bordello Row and other reminders are celebrated today. The Fort Smith National Historic Site includes the Old Fort Museum and Judge Parker's court (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table). A national Civil War cemetery and an annual rodeo draw visitors. In 1969 the city was linked by the Arkansas River project with the Gulf of Mexico; the dam built east of Fort Smith created a large lake.

Fort Smith

 

a city in the southern USA, in the state of Arkansas. Located on the Arkansas River. Population, 62,800 (1970). Fort Smith, a center of the furniture and paper industries, also produces sheet metal, glass, motor vehicle parts, and plastic products. The city has enterprises of the food-processing industry.

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President, I rise today to recognize the bicentennial of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
One of my key roles is to support the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce to attract new business.
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Fort Smith Brewing's first brew was Trailblazer IPA, produced "in honor of all the original trailblazers who bravely ventured before us and founded our home city of Fort Smith.
Address : 35 South 6th Street, Room 106 Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901
The entire project, which includes multiple phases to lay the 48-inch line from Lake Fort Smith in Crawford County to Fort Smith, is expected to cost about $122 million and be completed around 2025,
The controversy became so fierce that the Fort Smith School District's longtime athletic director, Jim Rowland, announced his resignation after 53 years with the district.
The City of Fort Smith will be the lead city for the consortium.

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