Ropin', Ridin', Rememberin'

Fort Smith Museum lassos history of River Valley rodeo

Posted: June 13, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

COURTESY PHOTO Building its 80-year tradition, the Old Fort Days Rodeo rides the trail in the 1955 rodeo parade through historic downtown Fort Smith. This year’s rodeo has already wrapped up, but the “Ready to Rodeo” exhibit continues through the summer at the Fort Smith Museum of History.

As Springdale gears up for the 70th Rodeo of the Ozarks, the Fort Smith Museum of History pays tribute to the 80-year-old Old Fort Days Rodeo with an exhibit titled "Ready to Rodeo."


‘Ready to Rodeo’

WHEN — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, through the summer

WHERE — Fort Smith Museum of History, 320 Rogers Ave.

COST — $5 for adults, $2 for children 6-15, free for children younger than 6

INFO — 783-7841,

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