By Ben Boulden
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Through the days of yankee westward growth fortress Smith was once the gritty frontier city whose lawless acceptance grew to become recognized either east and west of the Mississippi. Dubbed "Hell at the Border," the final built township ahead of unsettled local territory, castle Smith laid low greater than its fair proportion of settlers, pioneers, and outlaws alike.
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Hidden History of Fort Smith, Arkansas by Ben Boulden