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Train Day at the Frisco Station

May 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Friends of the Fort will sponsor National Train Day at the historic Frisco Station on the grounds of the Fort Smith National Historic Site. The celebration will feature presentations by members of the Arkansas Boston Mountains Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, including a program by Tom Duggan detailing the difficulties faced in the construction of the 1903 depot. Guests will be welcome to tour the historic Frisco Station and learn of its influence on the city of Fort Smith, and visit exhibits throughout the depot. Children will enjoy several activities, including an art station and the chance to operate a large-scale model train. The A&M Railroad will offer excursion rides at special Train Day rates from the Frisco Station to the Arkansas River railroad bridge departing at 11 a.m.; 1 and 3 p.m. for $20 for adult riders 13 and older; $15 for ages 3-12. Each train ride will last approximately 45 minutes.

Admission: Free admission.

Event Location and Contact Information:
Fort Smith National Historic Site
301 Parker Avenue
Fort Smith, Arkansas


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