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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