Historian becomes part of history

The Smith Sports Complex was dedicated Friday at Fort Lewis College, and the honoree was Duane Smith, professor of Southwest studies at Fort Lewis and author of numerous books about local history. Smith, who began his FLC teaching career in 1964, is a notable presence at many FLC athletic events. Enlarge photo

SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald

The Smith Sports Complex was dedicated Friday at Fort Lewis College, and the honoree was Duane Smith, professor of Southwest studies at Fort Lewis and author of numerous books about local history. Smith, who began his FLC teaching career in 1964, is a notable presence at many FLC athletic events.

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