Established in 1842, from a permanent Indian frontier, though Bleeding Kansas, The Civil War, and the Railroad Expansion, Fort Scott played a vital part in the formation of our nation.
Home of the “Life in a Jar” Project, the story of Irena Sendler. Engaging, unbelievable true stories, researched and composed by students, fill the hall. A must visit in The Fort.
Fort Scott is home to the largest collection of Gordon Parks photography in the world. The Museum hosts the Annual “Gordon Parks Celebration”.
See all the sites in Fort Scott is on our 50-minute narrated Trolley Tour! Places you see will include the National Historic Site, National Cemetery No. 1, beautiful homes and mansions, landmarks, and more!
When Congress approved the creation of national cemeteries in 1862, the cemetery became one of 14 national cemeteries to be designated or established as such that year.
Historic Downtown Fort Scott Walking Tour Historic Downtown Fort Scott Walking Tour has many great places to experience! TREMONT HOTEL / SLEEP INN The Tremont Hotel closed its doors in…
Fort Scott Veterans Celebration Join us for the Annual Fort Scott Veterans Day Celebration honoring our American Heroes! Fort Scott Veterans Celebration Events: Friday, November 11: American Legion Parade- Gather…
2022 Pioneer Harvest Events
Pioneer Harvest Swap Meet
May 5th, 6th & 7th
Pioneer Harvest Fiesta
October 6th, 7th & 8th
Fort Scott Historic Flood Tour Historic Tour Relive history as you enjoy a self-guided tour of Fort Scott’s historic flooding. This information can be found on historic markers throughout the…