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!
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.
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.
Fort Scott is home to the largest collection of Gordon Parks photography in the world. The Museum hosts the Annual “Gordon Parks Celebration”, this year honoring academy award winner, Louis Gossett, Jr.
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.
Welcome to the Twin Mansions: landmark Victorian residences circa 1876. Here is their story as we know it: As the Civil War ended Fort Scott began marketing to bankers and…
Something for every member of the family! Handmade Arts & Crafts in the 4-H building. Quilt Show in the Meyers Building. This year’s Gas Engine Exhibit features Baker Made Monitor Engines.