Other Attractions in Chaffee

 

Maness School House

The Maness School House, completed in February 1937, is the only building in the entire area that was not moved or destroyed when the Department of Defense acquired 72,000 acres to build Camp Chaffee. German POW's built the back porch in 1943. The school was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 29, 2003.

 


Enchanted Wedding Chapel, Fantasies at the Fort

The Enchanted Wedding Chapel is an historic military chapel at Chaffee Crossing. It was built in 1942. Design features include a 20 ft. cathedral ceiling, entry room and pews that seat up to 250 people. The chapel is accented with pew bows, lighted trees, topiaries, greenery, flowers, and a unity candle stand. There is a separate bridal lounge now available that is newly renovated and very large. Every wedding couple receives the use of on-staff bridal consultants, music coordinator, designer, and has the opportunity to use the eccentric Reverend Steven Holyfield or personal minister of choice.

Call (479) 478-0225 for more information.

 


William O. Darby RV Park

The William O. Darby RV Community is family-owned and operated with 38 RV sites for local and cross-country RV campers. Whether you are visiting for a day, a week, a month, or even longer, they offer great rates to make your stay the most affordable and enjoyable it can be. Prices include WiFi, cable and full hook-ups.

 

The park is located at 11601 Darby Avenue, Fort Smith, AR. To learn more visit their website - http://williamodarbyrv.com/

 

Recent News


May 21, 2020

FCRA executive director and CEO, Daniel Mann contributed a guest editorial for the May 20 digital edition of The Fort Report. He shares a lot of good news about good things happening in Chaffee Crossing.


May 21, 2020

USA TODAY reported this week on the WalletHub study that looked at more than 180 cities and took into account 15 metrics for each in two categories: recreation; and rest and relaxation. The amenities developed in Chaffee Crossing are some of the reasons Fort Smith, Arkansas, was chosen as the #6 best place for a "staycation" during the summer of 2020 pandemic.


May 20, 2020

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) graduated its inaugural Master of Science in Biomedicine (MSB) class in a virtual ceremony on Saturday. ACHE is located in Fort Smith’s Chaffee Crossing.


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