Tom Wing

Bicentenial

The Tale of Two Cities

Cisterna, Italy, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, are sister cities, a designation of love and respect that started during World War II. As a part…

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The Women of Fort City

Women in 19th century Fort Smith have much to teach us in the “Bicentennial School.” In many cases, the women of early Fort Smith…

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Cherokee Bill and Ike Rogers

This month’s lesson begins with a photograph and a story that involves justice and injustice, murder, robbery, and judgment. The photo is of notorious…

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200 Fort Smith

Fort Smith was founded on Christmas Day, 1817, and since then has had its share of successes and failures, triumphs and tragedies, hard times…