• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

Plan A Field Trip

By following the links in the left hand column, you will find more information about eating on the grounds, safety guidelines, planning a self guided visit and other pertinent information.

 
Nevada High School students who are giving school programs
Nevada High School students dressed in living history clothing present programs to area youth in grades K-4 during our Life on the Frontier program
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Barrels in the quartermaster storehouse at Fort Scott

All supplies had to be strictly accounted for at Fort Scott. Upon discovery of 31 barrels of pork that had turned "soft and rusty", Lt. George Wallace, post quartermaster, recommended selling it to the Indians at $4.00 a barrel rather than disposing of it.