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


Jan 13, 2021

 
FCRA Office Closed - New Year's Eve and New Year's Day
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 & Wednesday, January 1, 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE FCRA STAFF!
 

Western AR Runners - Frozen Bun 10K - New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Noon, WAR Bldg, Ellis St., Chaffee Crossing Historic District

 

FCRA Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, January 23, 2020

3:30 p.m.

Media Center

7801 Ellis St., Fort Smith

 

Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Event Schedule
Click here for the Nature Center's event schedule.  


Nov 23, 2020

With hearts full of thanks, we share the latest from Chaffee Crossing. The November 2020 newsletter is full of stories about people and their accomplishments. We hope you enjoy the articles and recognize we are thankful for each and every person behind them. 

 


Nov 5, 2020

Building activity in the Fort Smith region declined in October, but the industry is still on pace for annual growth. For the first 10 months of the year, permitted building in the region is up 34.7% from the same period in 2019.

 


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