Fort Scott National Historic Site

  • Gazebo at Fort Scott National Historic Site



Fort Scott Information

Fort Scott National Historic Site remembers its battle between soldiers and settlers. The site includes historic tours, parade grounds, and tallgrass prairie..

Promises made and broken! A town attacked at dawn! Thousands made homeless by war! Soldiers fighting settlers!

Each of these stories is a link in the chain of events that encircled Fort Scott from 1842-73. Fort Scott National Historic Site to preserve, protect, and interpret nationally significant historic resources related to the opening of the West, the Permanent Indian Frontier, the Mexican-American War, Bleeding Kansas, the Civil War, and the expansion of railroads.


Making an Impact

Visiting Fort Scott

Map of the Park

Fort Scott National Historic Site
P.O. Box 918
Fort Scott , KS

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