Judge Issac Charles Parker's Court

Judge Issac Charles Parker's Court Fort Smith Arkansas


Stock #: 674674
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Fort Smith
State: Arkansas (AR)
County: Sebastian
Publisher: BAXTONE
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The building that was to house this famed United States Court was built in 1840 as a barracks for two companies of soldiers. It was originally a two-storied structure, but after a fire in 1865 was rebuilt as 1 1/2 story affair. During the War between the states, it was used as a hospital, first by the Confederates who captured the Fort in 1861 and later by the Union forces, who occupied Fort Smith in 1863.