Belle Point - Ft Smith AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 35° 23.293 W 094° 25.875
15S E 370011 N 3917036
Quick Description: The historic marker at Belle Point
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2015 12:02:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMN7XQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
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Long Description:
In 1936 the Noon Civics Club erected a historic marker at Belle Point. The maker reads as follows:

"BELLE POINT

In 1817, the first Fort Smith was built at Belle Point at the junction of the Poteau and Arkansas Rivers by Major William Bradford, for mutual protection of the pioneers and the Indians. He was in command until 1822. It was named in honor of Brigadier General Thomas A. Smith.

Erected as a public service by
The Noon Civics Club 1936"
History of Marker:
Erected as a public service by The Noon Civics Club 1936


Link to Marker: Not listed

Additional Parking: Not Listed

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