Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Fort Scott Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:58:37 GMT Fort Scott Celebration Honors Legacy of Gordon Parks http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/16/Fort-Scott-Celebration-Honors-Legacy-of-Gordon-Parks/2748/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Gordon-Parks.jpg'/><br/> I&rsquo;ve long admired the work of Gordon Parks, who was once told not to try to attend college because his best shot at succeeding in life was to be ... Tue, 16 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/16/Fort-Scott-Celebration-Honors-Legacy-of-Gordon-Parks/2748/ Summer Festivals in Kansas: Big city excitement, time-honored traditions http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/6/Summer-Festivals-in-Kansas-Big-city-excitement-time-honored-traditions/2202/ A Faces &amp; Places Roadie BlogMy latest Faces &amp; Places travel plan was to spend the weekend visiting community festivals in Wichita and Fort Scott. Although different in scale, both festivals ... Wed, 06 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/6/Summer-Festivals-in-Kansas-Big-city-excitement-time-honored-traditions/2202/ Fort Scott by Candlelight http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/Fort-Scott-by-Candlelight/1444/ Each December, Fort Scott National Historic Site provides visitors a unique opportunity to experience history. They turn off all of the modern lights, cover up the interpretive displays, line the ... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/Fort-Scott-by-Candlelight/1444/ Frontier Military Byway – more than a military tour http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Frontier-Military-Byway-more-than-a-military-tour/941/ There are so many interesting places to visit along the Frontier Military Scenic Byway, you really need to plan a few days to catch it all. The byway takes you along the border area between Kansas ... Wed, 24 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/24/Frontier-Military-Byway-more-than-a-military-tour/941/ Lyons Restaurant serves cinnamon-rich poached pears http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/5/Lyons-Restaurant-serves-cinnamon-rich-poached-pears/846/ Sample this dish, then visit the elegant Lyons Twin Mansions in Fort Scott, Kan.Since 1989, the Lyons Twin Mansions Bed &amp; Breakfast in Fort Scott, Kan., has been treating visitors to a ... Fri, 05 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/5/Lyons-Restaurant-serves-cinnamon-rich-poached-pears/846/ A Kansas player in the Civil War http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/27/A-Kansas-player-in-the-Civil-War/444/ Fort Scott has a unique history that follows the growing pains of our country in the middle of the 1800s. The National Historic Site recently marked the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, but the history of the Army’s presence in the area stretches back to a time when the western edge of Missouri marked the division between white and Indian settlements.&nbsp; Wed, 27 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/27/A-Kansas-player-in-the-Civil-War/444/