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Fort Scott Veterans Celebration

231 E. Wall Street Fort Scott KS 66701

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Fort Scott Veterans Celebration

Join us for the Second Annual Fort Scott Veterans Day Celebration honoring our American Heroes with a full weekend of events including a Veterans Parade, 1800s Grand Ball, Veterans Day Ceremony at National Cemetery No. 1, and much more.

November, 8 – 11, 2019

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Fort Scott Veterans Celebration Event Schedule:

Friday, November 8

5pm – 7pm – Veterans Welcome Reception @ VFW Post 1165 – 1745 S. National Ave. (Lunch provided by E3)
7pm – The Missourians Concert @ Memorial Hall – 1 E. 3rd St.


Saturday, November 9

10am – Grand Ball Dance Lessons @ Memorial Hall – 1 E. 3rd St. (presented by Friends of the Fort
3pm – Veterans Day Parade @ Downtown Fort Scott – Main St. (presented by Live Local Bourbon County)
3 – 6pm – FREE Veterans Portraits @ Fort Scott Church of the Nazarene – 1729 Horton St.
7pm – 1800s Grand Ball @ Memorial Hall – 1 E. 3rd St. (presented by Friends of the Fort)


Sunday, November 10

9am & 10:45am – Veterans Church Services @ Fort Scott Church of the Nazarene – 1729 Horton St.
5pm – Brent Giddens is Elvis Concert @ Memorial Hall – 1 E. 3rd St. (FREE for Veterans, $1 tickets for others)


Monday, November 11

11am – Veterans Day Ceremony @ National Cemetery NO. 1 (presented by VFW Post 1165)
12pm – Veterans Day Lunch @ VFW Post 1165 – 1745 S. National Ave. (Free will donation)

 

Fort Scott Veterans Celebration
Fort Scott National Historic Site – Open Daily 8:30am – 4:30pm
Stay tuned for more details on the special Veterans Day Weekend activities at the Fort!
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes – Open M-F 10:00am – 5:00pm, Sat. 10:00 – 4:00pm
Honoring veterans with a complimentary coffee mug for stopping into the center.

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Thank you to the event sponsors!

  • Fort Scott Area Community Foundation
  • Live Local Bourbon County
  • Friends of the Fort
  • Peerless Products
  • The City of Fort Scott
  • Boiler Room Brewhaus
  • The E3 Foundation

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