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A restored turn of the century brothel that is now the city's visitor center. Interpretive tours are given; self-guided driving/walking brochure available. Catch the trolley here for tours of the historic district.

Miss Laura Ziegler's bordello was once one of the most celebrated in the southest. The building has been restored to its original ambiance. It was the first bordello listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Location: 2 North B Street, Fort Smith Arkansas 72901 Telephone 501-783-8888 Toll Free: 800-637-1477

Other History nearby:
(Muskogee) Ataloa Lodge
(Fort Smith) Belle Grove Historic District
(Poteau) Caboose Museum
(Fort Smith) Casper Reutzel Haus
(Fort Smith) Clayton House
(Van Buren) Crawford County Courthouse

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