RV Trip to places we missed and some we have already seen travel blog

Joe entering into Miss Laura's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

we moved to the fort area, and look who is headed our...

Hi, hanging judge!

 

we are hoping the weather holds long enough for get through the...

 

 

 

 

 

the old jail back in the 1800s

 

 

the more recent (?) jail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judge Parker's courtroom in the original location

 

 

visiting the original site of the gallows where 86 men were hanged

 

walking around the fort grounds

 

 

old original site of the first fort built here

 

 

 

 

oldest standing building in Fort Smith

 

Joe and Sham headed into the commissary building

 

 

 

 

 

 

downtown Fort Smith business area

the Arkansas River, hard to believe we live at the headwaters of...


As it turned out a weather front was headed straight for us (tornado watch!) so we decided to stay an extra day and night and not move into the eye of the storm. This way it allowed us to actually tour the fort and a historically registered Brothel. That Saturday night was quite an experience. We were on tornado watch until midnight. The rain came down in buckets and the campground we were in was a mud mess the next morning as we prepared to leave headed into Oklahoma.

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