Book Your Stay

Fort Scott National Historic Site

Old Fort Boulevard
PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Phone: (620) 223-0310
<< Back to listings

Each of the site's 20 historic structures, furnished rooms, exhibits, costumed interpreters, and special event weekends help you experience the events that shaped the nation. First Kansas Colored regiment was mustered at the Fort in 1863. Site bulletin and other information available.

National Parks
  • LodgingNearby:
  • HistoricFeatures:
  • PicnicAreas:

"The Abolitionists"

April 28 - 30, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 2108 S. Horton, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: Starting: 7:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
The Created Equal Civil Rights three-part series, "The Abolitionists" will be shown in the Sunderland and Hedges Meeting Rooms in...More

Guided discussion of "The Abolitionists"

May 10, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: Starting: 3:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Guided discussion of "The Abolitionists" with UM-KC Professor Diane Mutti Burke, an expert on abolition and the KS-MO Border War. More

Highlights in History

May 24 - 26, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: all day
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Features talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in the pivotal events of American History ...More

Good Ol' Days

June 7, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: All Day
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Visit Fort Scott National Historic Site during this town-wide festival to learn more about civil war transportation and communication. More

Highlights in History

July 4 - 5, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: All Day
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Features talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in the pivotal events of American History ...More

Highlights in History

August 30, 2014 - September 1, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: All Day
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Features talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in the pivotal events of American History ...More

Symbols of Sacrifice

September 11 - 17, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: All Day
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguar...More

Citizenship Ceremony

September 26, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: Starting: 10:00 AM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Reflect on the privileges of US citizenship as you witness new citizens take the oath of allegiance to their newly adopted country. More

Shared Stories of the Civil War: Price's March of 1864

October 25, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: Starting: 2:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Hoping to gain Missouri for the Confederacy and hamper Lincoln's reelection, the rebel offensive left a path of destruction that will be re...More

Candlelight Tour

December 6, 2014
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: first tour at 5:00
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Witness the magic as 19th century Fort Scott comes to life by the glow of hundreds of candles. More than 100 costumed re-enactors interpret...More