DARBY (VETERAN WWII FAMOUS), WILLIAM ORLANDO - Sebastian County, Arkansas | WILLIAM ORLANDO DARBY (VETERAN WWII FAMOUS) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos
William Orlando DARBY (VETERAN WWII FAMOUS) - Sebastian County Arkansas - BRIGADIER GENERAL US Army World War II February 8, 1911 - April 30, 1945 Section 9 Site 3991 William Orlando Darby was born in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas. He and his sister Doris were born to a father who owned a print shop and a homemaker mother. He attended Belle Grove grade school and graduated from Fort Smith Senior High School in 1929. William received an appointment to the United States Military…
Fort Smith Catholic High School approved to buy Chaffee Crossing land, barracks
A planned Catholic high school in Fort Smith moved a step closer to reality Thursday when the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority approved the school's offer to purchase six buildings and five acres for $110,000.The buildings, five of which are historical Army barracks, are not in use, said Jill Gregory, executive assistant at Chaffee Crossing.A letter of intent from Fort Smith Catholic High School's president, Dan Smith, to the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority reads that approximately…
Breathing New Life into Fort Chaffee | Only In Arkansas
Housed in a World War II Commander’s Office, the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority is working tirelessly to make the most of the land they’ve been given.
05 The "Spirit of the American Doughboy" Statue at Fort Smith, Arkansas is on the National Register of Historic Places
Two of the statues, both in Arkansas, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places - one in Helena and this one in Fort Smith. See Photographs 01 and 03 of this set for a history of this statue.