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Fort Scott National Historic Site

Old Fort Boulevard
PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Phone: (620) 223-0310
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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.

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Highlights in History

July 4 - 5, 2015
Recurring daily
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 i...More

Highlights in History

July 4, 2015
Recurring every 2 days
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: From: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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 in the...More

Lee and Grant at Appomattox

July 24, 2015
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: Starting: 6:30 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Lee and Grant at Appomattox. Remembering the surrender and reconciliation of a divided nation. More

Trailblazer Program

July 27 - 31, 2015
Recurring every week day
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: From: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
For the sixteenth year, Fort Scott National Historic Site will offer a program designed to build children as the future stewards of the Nat...More

Trailblazers Workshop

July 27 - 31, 2015
Recurring daily
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: Starting: 8:30AM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Kids ages 9 - 12 learn about protecting, preserving and interpreting our nation's National Parks in this weeklong workshop. One week, Augus...More

Trailblazers Workshop

August 3 - 7, 2015
Recurring daily
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: Starting: 8:00 AM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Kids ages 9 - 12 learn about protecting, preserving, and interpreting our nation's National Parks in this weeklong workshop. One week, Augu...More

Trailblazer Program

August 3 - 7, 2015
Recurring every week day
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: From: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
For the sixteenth year, Fort Scott National Historic Site will offer a program designed to build children as the future stewards of the Nat...More

Highlights in History

September 5 - 7, 2015
Recurring daily
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: From: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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 in the...More

Highlights in History

September 5 - 7, 2015
Recurring daily
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 i...More

Symbols of Sacrifice

September 11 - 17, 2015
Recurring daily
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 25, 2015
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

Created Equal Civil Rights film and discussion series Slavery by Another Name

October 24, 2015
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
Created Equal Civil Rights film and discussion series Slavery by Another Name. For times and further information call 620-223-0310 or ema...More

Created Equal Civil Rights film and discussion series Slavery by Another Name

October 24, 2015
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: From: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 620-223-0310
Created Equal Civil Rights film and discussion series Slavery by Another Name. For times and further information call 620-223-0310 or ema...More

Candlelight Tour

December 4 - 5, 2015
Recurring daily
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: 1 Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: first tour at 5:00 PM
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

Candlelight Tour

December 4 - 5, 2015
Recurring daily
Venue: Fort Scott National Historic Site
Address: Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM,5:00 PM to 8:45 PM
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 reenactors interpret ...More