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Fort Smith Park to Open on June 28

ST. JOSEPH, MO — Ft. Smith, named after Colonel Robert F. Smith, was erected in late September 1861 as a safeguard against conflicting armies battling on either side of the state line.┬áToday, Fort Smith Park includes 3 full-scale authentic reproduction cannons, restored redoubts, a lookout point, period flags, informative signage, and an ordinance shed displaying illustrations of various types of artillery shells used during the conflict.┬áThe fort is

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