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Fort Scott National Historic Site

U.S. Highways 69 and 54, Fort Scott, KS
+1 620-223-0310
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If you're in the Fort Scott area make sure you stop in to see this small yet wonderful display... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Willow Park, Texas
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Ft. Scott Historic Site Visit

We hadn't been to this site in a number of years and revisited it. We enjoyed this visit also and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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U.S. Highways 69 and 54, Fort Scott, KS
+1 620-223-0310
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're in the Fort Scott area make sure you stop in to see this small yet wonderful display. Lots of history packed into a small area. There of been three medal of honor winners from this small town in Kansas. They are on a...More

Thank KDRabbit
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to this site in a number of years and revisited it. We enjoyed this visit also and it is an important reminder to see just how important this part of our history is. They continue to keep everything in good condition with...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I played here as a child. NHS has done an amazing job of making the fort exciting and interesting. They also have great historical activities, especially over the holidays. The Farmer's Market is next to the parking lot.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love visiting historical places and this did not disappoint. Well done and beautiful grounds. Ranger was most pleasant and took a lot of time to educate us on Fort Scott.

Thank Mary Jo W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth the side-trip. Beautifully restored and maintained. Exhibits tell a great story of the fort's history and importance to the area. Hard to believe this was considered the "frontier" at one point! Free makes the experience even better. We didn't use it, but there's...More

Thank DandLtravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Scott National Historic Site, part of the National Park Service, is in the middle of the town of Fort Scott, which has grown and developed around it. Initially just one fort in a 'row' of forts marking the line of "permanent" Indian Territory. Fort...More

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice historical site. Loved the old items on display and history behind the place. Lots of cool things and buildings to see.

Thank Roger Carolyn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful site, well worth adding a few miles to any trip through the area. Visitors can enter most of the buildings so even on a hot day it is a pleasant walk through the grounds. We had small children with us (ages...More

Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This was a very cool visit, especially since it is all free. Lots of history and it is very clean and in great condition. I'd recommend it!

Thank openmindMissouri
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Fort Scott offers a unique view into what it is was like to be a soldier on the frontier. From 1842 until 1873 Fort Scott was used in many ways. From American Indian relocation through the Civil War and then into private hands. You will...More

Thank hoef972
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22 July 2017|
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Response from verdun2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. It's in the visitor center.