January 10, 2007, the Fort Smith Convention and Visitors Bureau announced today that Fort Smith has been selected as the host city for the new US Marshals Service's (USMS) National Museum. The museum is estimated to cost $10 to $20 Million dollars, and the site has not been decided.
The community of Fort Smith is very excited about the announcement. It is estimated to bring $3 million dollars annually to the area. Fort Smith is famous for it's history. Fort Smith was know as "The Gateway to the West" and for have one of the most famous judges in the US; Judge Isaac Parker "The Hanging Judge".
With the museum to arrive, it's just another reason why "Life's Worth Living in Ft. Smith, Arkansas!"