Fort Scott National Historic Site
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.
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