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Miss Laura's Visitor Center
2 North B Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas

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Front Entrance

Pictures of building before restoration

The purpose of all the sliding doors.....commerical
buildings were taxed on the number of rooms they
had......open all the sliding doors and you have
just one big room.....pretty smart!
Even closets were considered rooms, thus no closets.

Prostitution was legal in Arkansas in the early 1900's

The gentlemen would meet their lady friend
at the bottom of this staircase....

Typical room upstairs and clothing of the day

Special guest were allowed to use this tub at
Miss Laura's.....

Miss Laura's room.....

Some of the rooms upstairs had the ladies name
above the doors....itched in the glass.

1909 Good Housekeeping Magazine found
at the house......

The Bar Room