Welcome to the Cal Whitson website.  This site is dedicated to gathering and collecting information about Cal and to presenting digital reproductions of artifacts from Cal's life.  The site's goal is to become a valuable research point for anyone interested in learning more about Cal and furthering the understanding of Fort Smith's frontier history - and the legacy that it represents.  Please, enjoy your visit.
 


Fort Smith Arkansas, as seen from the confluence of the Arkansas and Poteau rivers during the Civil War era - about the time that Cal moved to the city.

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