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Gift Shop

Shop local at our gift shop! We have a variety of artwork from local artists, including pottery from Rod Hannaman, and Peter Lippincot, and artwork from Sonja Ayers, Linda Faber and Ed Hunter. We also have handmade Nantucket baskets by The Wright Weave and Terra Studio's Blue Birds of Happiness. We have an excellent selection of local and state history books, including some signed by the authors. Lastly, don't forget the little ones - we have an assortment of toys and other items for the young and young at heart!


Want to send a gift to a friend? Or are you passing through and don't want to carry another item in your luggage?

WE CAN SHIP IT! Just give us a call at 479-783-7841 and tell us what you would like. You can pay over the phone (Visa and Mastercard accepted), or online at the button below. 

Summer 2020 Book Sale!

All titles reflect their sale price; marked down 25%-30%.

Members of the Fort Smith Museum of History receive an additional 10% off sale price.

Call 479-783-7841 or email for questions or to purchase your selections. (Hours of Operation 10:00-4:00 Tuesday-Friday)

*Per USPS: Shipping charges vary and are determined by book weight total

**Unless noted, all books are soft cover


A Documentary History of Arkansas (2nd Ed)/Arkansas History $16.47

A Life On the Black River In Arkansas, The Memoir of a Farmer, Rural Entrepreneur, and Banker/E.R. Coleman as told to Mary Frances Hodges/Biography $11.87

"A Rough Introduction to This Sunny Land” The Civil War Diary of Private Henry A Strong Col. K 12th Kansas Infantry/Tom Wing/Civil War History $14.97

A Shelter in a Time of Storm/M.M. Merritt/Historical Fiction $13.97

A Simple Christmas: Twelve Stories That Celebrate the True Holiday Spirit/Mike Huckabee/Christmas & Holiday 18.72 (Hardcover)

A Secret World/Jennifer Paddock/Fictional Novel $12.57

A Splendid Piece of Work: 1912-2012 One Hundred Years of Arkansas’s Home Demonstration and Extension Homemakers Clubs/Elizabeth Griffin Hill/Women’s History & Economics $14.97

Alice & J.F. B: The Hundred-Year Saga of Two Seminole Chiefs/Vance H. Trimble/Native American History/Biography $18.72 (Hardcover)

Arkansas and the New South 1874-1929/Carl H. Moneyhon/Arkansas History $14.97

Arkansas: Remote and Restless, 1800-1860/S. Charles Bolton/Arkansas History $14.97

“All Cut to Pieces and Gone to Hell” The Civil War, Race Relations, and the Battle of Poison Springs/Mark K. Christ/Civil War History

ARKANSAS’S First Comprehensive Travel Guide/Michael Reisig/Travel Guide

Arkansas Wildflowers/Don Kurz/Nature $17.22

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal/Vaunda Micheaux Nelson/Children’s Books & Black History $14.97 (Hardcover)

Bandits, Bears, and Backaches: A Collection of Short Stores Based on Arkansas History/Velma B. Branscum Woody/Arkansas History $11.22

Bitters in the Honey/Beth Roy/Black History $16.47

Buffalo River Dreams/Tim Ernst/Nature & Ozark History $22.47

Camp Nine/Vivienne Schiffer/Historical Fiction

Cavorting on the Devil’s Fork/C.F.M Noland/Local & Southern History $14.97

Civil War Arkansas: Beyond Battles and Leaders/Edited by Anne J. Bailey and Daniel E. Sutherland/Civil War History

Civil War in Indian Territory/Steve Cottrell/Civil War History & Native American History $10.47

Choctaw Language & Culture/Chahta Anumpa/Native American & Choctaw Language $22.47

Choctaw Language & Culture Vol. 2/Chanta Anumpa/Native American & Choctaw Language $18.72

Claiming Tribal Identity: The Five Tribes and the Politics of Federal Acknowledgment/Mark Edwin Miller/Native American History & Politics $22.47

Confederate Women/Mauriel Phillips Joslyn/Civil War History $11.47

Cowboy Alphabet/James Rice/Children’s Books $13.50 (Hardcover)

Dearest Letty/Ernie Dumas/Novel & Memoir $22.47

Defining Moments: Historic Decisions by Arkansas Governors from McMath Through Huckabee/Robert L. Brown/Arkansas History & Politics $14.97

Earthstains: Based on True Events/Greg Shepard/Historical Fiction $17.50

Haunted Fort Smith & Van Buren/Bud Steed/Paranormal History $15.00

Hillbilly Night Before Christmas/Thomas Noel Turner/Children’s Books $11.97 (Hardcover)

History of the Mosaic: Templars of America, It’s Founders and Officials/A.E. Bush & P. L. Dorman/Black History $18.72 (Hardcover)

Jesse and Frank James: The Family History/Phillip W. Steele/Biography & Outlaw History $9.72

Long Journeys : An Arkansas Family in Africa/Sarah McKee Burnside/Novel & Memoir $22.97 (Hardcover)

Louis Jordan: Son of Arkansas, Father of R&B/Stephen Koch/Black History $15.00

Mama Grace/Dana Bagshaw/Biography & Novel $13.47

Native American Place Names of the United States/William Bright/Native American History $22.47

Oklahoma’s Indian New Deal/Jon S. Blackman/Native American History $18.72

Once Upon Dickson: An Illustrated History 1868-2000/Anthony J. Wappel with Ethel C. Simpson/Arkansas/ Fayetteville History $15.75 (Hardcover)

Ozark Night Before Christmas/Amanda McWilliams/Children’s Books $12.75 (Hardcover)

Ozark Tales and Superstitions/Phillip W. Steele/Fiction & Folk Tales $9.72

Natural State Notables: 21 Famous People from Arkansas/Steven Teske/Arkansas History $7.47

No Life for a Lady/Agnes Morley Cleveland/Biography $14.97

Not A Good Sign/Don House/Arkansas Scenic History $15.00 Or Display copy (used) $7.50

Notable Women of Arkansas: From Hattie to Hillary: 100 Names to Know/Dr. Nancy Hendricks/Local South $22.47

Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove/William Baxter/Civil War History & Memoir $13.47

Physicians and Medicine: Crawford and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas 1817-1976/Sebastian County Medical Society/Local Medical & Research $15.00 (Hardback)

Rangers in World War II/Robert W. Black/WWII History $6.00

Ready, Booted and Spurred, Arkansas in the U.S.-Mexican War/William A. Frazier & Mark K. Christ, Editors/Military & Arkansas History $14.97

Rousing Songs and True Tales of the Civil War/Wayne Erbsen/Civil War History & Music $3.94

Running From Grace/Dana Bagshaw/Novel & Memoir $13.47

Run Rabbit Run/Pam Paden Tippet/Women’s History $22.47

Senator Hattie Caraway: An Arkansas Legacy/Dr. Nancy Hendricks/Women’s History $15.00

Shall We Gather at the River, the Unwritten History of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln/Richard Mitchell Smoot/Civil War History $11.22

Southern Fried: Going Whole Hog in a State of Wonder/Rex Nelson; Local/South $18.72

The Crossroads of Arkansas/John P. Gill/Arkansas History $3.94

The American Indian and the End of the Confederacy 1863-1866/Annie Heloise Abel/Native American History $22.47

The Barling Darling: Hal Smith in American Baseball/Billy Higgins/Arkansas History & Sports $14.97

The Battle for the Buffalo River/Neil Compton/Nature & Ozark History $22.47

The Bodacious Ozarks: True Tales of the Backhills/Charles Morrow Wilson/Local & Southern History $11.22

The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People’s Perseverance/Ellen Cushman/Native American History $14.97

The Littlest Cowboy’s Christmas/Michael Chandler/Children’s Books $13.47 (Hardcover)

The Long Shadow of Little Rock, a Memoir/Daisy Bates/Civil Rights/ Black History $13.27

The Many Faces of Jesse James/Phillip W. Steele/Biography $7.67

The Singing Bird: A Cherokee Novel/Native American History $14.97

The Weight of Memory/Jennifer Paddock/Fictional Novel $16.80 (Hardcover)

Turn Away Thy Native Son: Little Rock, the Crisis That Shocked the Nation/Elizabeth Jacoway/Black History $14.97

Walking The Trail: One Man’s Journey Along the Cherokee Trail of Tears/Jerry Ellis/Native American History $13.47

We Are a People In This World: The Lakota Sioux and The Massacre at Wounded Knee/Conger Beasley, Jr./Native American History $13.27

Women of Oklahoma/Linda Reese Williams/Native American & Women’s History $14.97

With Fire and Sword: Arkansas, 1861-1874/Thomas A. DeBlack/Civil War $14.97



Books on Consignment are 10% off ONLY.

Bits n’ Pieces: Musings of an Oklahoma Girl/Freda Lattimore (Regular Price $15.00/Sale Price $13.50)

From Hope to Harlem: Conversations with William Jefferson Clinton/Janis F. Kearney (Regular Price $27.95/Sale Price $25.16)

History in Headstones: Crawford County, Arkansas/Swinburn& West/Research (Regular Price $30.00/Sale Price $27.00)

In the Shadow of Suribachi/Joyce Faulkner/WWII (Regular Price $15.95/Sale Price $14.36)

Something to Write Home About: Memories from A Presidential Diarist/Janis F. Kearney (Regular Price $24.95/Sale Price $22.46)

Sunchon Tunnel Massacre Survivors/Pat McGrath Avery & Joyce Faulkner/Korean War (Regular Price $17.95/Sale Price $16.16)

Windshift/Joyce Faulkner/WWII (Regular Price $17.95/Sale Price $16.16)

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