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St Scholastica Monastery

1201 S Albert Pike Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72903-2400
+1 479-783-4147
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Beautiful Architecture

Peaceful grounds,& lovely sights;really a nice place to talk directly to God. Thank you for keeping... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
PeachTea18
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Newcastle, Oklahoma
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Super Place

Had to visit this historical site, as my wife graduated from their high school many years ago. It... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
BilB36
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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Oct 8, 2017
“Beautiful Architecture ”
Jun 18, 2017
“Super Place”
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1201 S Albert Pike Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72903-2400
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+1 479-783-4147
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Peaceful grounds,& lovely sights;really a nice place to talk directly to God. Thank you for keeping this sanctuary. The trees were well kept & established. Blue birds, rabbits, & squirrels were amusing to my children.

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Had to visit this historical site, as my wife graduated from their high school many years ago. It appears they are about to build a new building..

1  Thank BilB36
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

If you've visited Ft. Smith's traditional attractions and are looking for a place to decompress, I recommend walking around the grounds of the St. Scholastica Monastery. There's plenty to look at: a stony grotto, various dedicated statues and objects, a small cemetery, a pond, a...More

Thank Elliot W
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

The Saint Scholastica Monastery is a real archetectural in my opinion. The Chapel is beautiful. The upper floors may not always be accessable but do give an interesting look into the past of the Benedictine Sisters here in FS.

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

We had a wonderful tour of the Monastery and enjoyed a great lunch with the nuns. A "must see" on any tour of Fort Smith

Thank David F
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Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful place. We just drove around the facility as it was rainy. The grounds are lovely and the exterior the facility is very lovely. I wish we could had toured the interior of the facility.

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Reviewed May 10, 2016

The grounds of the Monastery are peaceful and have interesting artifacts. I've never been inside been hope to some day.

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Reviewed May 8, 2016

We stopped in for a quick visit and asked about a tour. We were graciously welcomed by the volunteer and given a nice tour. We enjoyed our visit and found the ladies to be very welcoming.

Thank Patricia K
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

This Impressive Monastery has been the Home of Benedictine Sisters since 1925. It is also a retreat center, hospital and house of prayer. I have never taken a tour, but the Monastery is located directly across the street from my home so I am fortunate...More

1  Thank Sobib
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

Beautiful example of monastic life in a majestic setting - on about 50 acres, partly grassed, partly wooded, at the highest point in Fort Smith.

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Alfreda J
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Response from PJWiliams68 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do tours. I love walking the grounds.
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