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Miss Laura's Social Club

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Address: 2 North B Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901
Phone Number: 479-928-5990
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Your first stop in Ft.Smith

This original "Gentleman's House" now serving as the official welcome centre is a true gem. The "working ladies" provided indepth and first rate background on Miss Laura's past... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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28 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

This original "Gentleman's House" now serving as the official welcome centre is a true gem. The "working ladies" provided indepth and first rate background on Miss Laura's past history and did this with humour and style. They also gave us plenty of good advice on what else to see and do in this very historic city. Make sure that Miss... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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231 attraction reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Seems everyone knows about Miss Laura's Social Club, my wife remembers it from her childhood when it was a restaurant but her mom remembers it as something else. I will forever remember it as a charming welcome center with a rich history and a charming staff. There are several brochures for the traveler looking for tourist attractions in and around... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We went to tour this Old West Town and found this surprise. What a wonderful and fun historic mansion to tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. We traveled from Oklahoma on a beautiful fall day, through Sequoyah county for a beautiful view of the trees. Lots to see in Ft Smith and lots of places to grab a meal.

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HEBER SPRINGS
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Miss Laura's is a real treat. The "working ladies" are very knowledgeable about the pass and present of Fort Smith. Our group shared many laughs as "Miss Laura" guided our tour. The house has been restored and is a great museum of an interesting era. It is also the city's tour center, so it is the perfect first stop to... More 

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Plainville, Kansas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Our tour guide was wonderful! She was dressed in costume which made it all the more fun. The house was breathtaking. And to make it fun we all got a certificate of good health so we could "work" for a month, lol. It was fun, interesting, and just all around eye opening. Would go back again.

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Built in 1898, opened in early 1900. For 24 years this was the highest class Bordello in the area and is a national historic sight. Furnished as it was when in use with some original items still in the house. It is now.the Fort Smith visitors center and a must stop. Take the tour you won't revert it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I took a blind date there for our first meeting and later we strolled along the park nearby at the river. It was a very memorable 1st date and the perfect ice breaker. Rich in history and a "must see" when traveling through the Fort.

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Barling, Arkansas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

30 years ago or so, this place was a very nice restaurant that my friends and I frequented. The restaurant closed and eventually this became a visitor's center/museum. Since I hadn't seen the place in so long, I was interested to go in and see what it was like. I was very pleasantly surprised. They've done a great job of... More 

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dcranky81
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were walking around the historic site and saw the sign for this and thought we'd check it out. We didn't know it was a historic brothel. There is a lot of history here and I found it very interesting. We were greeted enthuastically and our tour guide was very knowledgable both of the history of the house and the... More 

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Grand Blanc, Mi
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162 reviews 162 reviews
62 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A great visitor's center just full of history! As other reviewers have mentioned, the volunteers who greet you are so enthused and happy to do what they can to make you enjoy the visit! The house is in great shape and the tour is extremely impressive. There is also lots of information on what to do in the area--but the... More 

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