Chaffee Crossing

Where it came from, and where it’s going

Posted: November 5, 2017 at 1:13 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Chaffee Crossing Illustration

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Chaffee Crossing Illustration

It was an important day in the history of western Arkansas. On Sept. 30, 1941, ground was broken between Fort Smith and Barling for what would become Fort Chaffee.

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