Creator

Date Original

Undated

Description

Printed color map of Fort Smith, Arkansas. The map is part of a promotional Fort Smith visitor's guide and shows roads and highways, railroads, historical markers, and city limits.

Biographical/Historical Note

Located in Sebastian County, Fort Smith was founded in 1842. It's the second largest city in Arkansas and shares county seat status with with the city of Greenwood. The Mid-West Map Company was founded in Aurora, Missouri and published maps from the 1920s through the 1940s. Their earlier maps were connected to small oil companies and were basically advertising maps. Later maps were more generic road maps.

Physical Description

Map, 17.25" x 22"

Contributor

Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce, Noon Civics Club

Geographical Area

Fort Smith, Sebastian County, (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

Map1247

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Map collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

City Map of Fort Smith Arkansas, Map1247, Map collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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