Fort Smith Museum of History Displays Only Known Painting of the First Fort

Jan 29, 2018

The Fort Smith Museum of History is displaying the only known painting of the first Fort Smith through March 31 as part of the city's year-long bicentennial celebration. The watercolor was painted by Samuel Seymour in 1820 while he was part of the Rocky Mountain Expedition to explore the lands acquired through the 1803 Louisiana Purchase.