Beginning Monday August 25, the infantry barracks museum will be closed for remodeling and to prepare for a new theater and exhibits. Work is expected to be completed by spring of 2015. The site's movie will be played in the visitor center upon request.
For the past four summers, Fort Scott NHS has participated in the teacher ranger teacher progam. The program is a six-eight week program that gives school teachers an opportunity to work as an intern in a national park area. TRTs help strengthen the site's education programs and outreach and take their experiences with them back to the schools.
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The site sponsored a teacher workshop in September 2013 that focused on African American Soldiers and other unsung heroes of the Bleeding Kansas/Civil War era. Future workshops for teachers are being planned. Details about these workshops will posted as they become available.