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Fort Smith, Arkansas: Miss Laura's Social Club

Last-standing Fort Smith brothel was in business until 1948. Now on the National Register of Historic Places, and restored to its early 1900s grandeur. See fancy decor, exhibits, and prostitute dummies.

Address:
2 N. B St., Fort Smith, AR
Directions:
At the east end of the US-64/Garrison Ave. bridge turn north (no stoplight) onto N. 2nd St. Drive two blocks. Turn left onto N. B St. Cross the train tracks, and you'll see the green building immediately on the left.
Hours:
M-F 10-4, Sa 12-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
479-783-8888
RA Rates:
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Miss Laura's Social Club.

Miss Laura's Social Club

Wonderful example of women's empowerment way back in the 1800s. Great tour guides. Tremendous example of the original woodwork, and fixtures of the house.

[Lori, 10/27/2023]

Miss Laura's has the distinction of being the only brothel on the National Register of Historic Places. Restored to its 19th century Red Light splendor, the cathouse is outfitted with period dummies and furniture, including bathtubs in the bedrooms.


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