The United States Marshals Museum will host its third annual An Evening in the Past holiday event from 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Bonneville House, 318 N. Seventh St. in Fort Smith. This year’s event will feature both the younger and older Thomas Jeffersons from Colonial Williamsburg visiting with guests about how the third president’s views evolved over his career. There also will be 18th century French inspired entertainment, food and cocktails. Tickets are $75 and are available through eventbrite.com.
The U.S. Marshals Museum being built in Fort Smith has a number of goals, but for Americans — and for fans of democracy generally — perhaps the most important is its role in teaching the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law: civic literacy.Read More
“It’s going to be a very unique structure only to Fort Smith and only to the US Marshals,” Reese Rowland from Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects said.
Fort Smith is bringing its past to the present.
The U.S. Marshals Museum was meant to be in Fort Smith, says U.S. Rep. Steve Womack.
The 3rd District congressman for Arkansas spoke to reporters and U.S. Marshals Museum staff and board members Tuesday at the construction site for the facility being developed on Riverfront Drive.