Samuel Seymour Watercolor 1820 "Fort Smith Arkansaw"

Date:  December 29, 2017

The Fort Smith Museum of History will feature the only known image of the first Fort Smith:  a watercolor executed by artist Samuel Seymour in 1820.  Seymour visited Fort Smith on the return from the 1819-1820 Rocky Mountain Expedition with Major Stephen H. Long, U. S. Army Engineer.  View the original Samuel Seymour, December 25-March 31, 2018.

The museum will be open on December 25, 2017 following a 2:00 pm bicentennial program at Belle Point.   

 On loan courtesy of the Archives of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.



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