Storewide sale-15% off
Fort Scott's bookstore, operated by Western National Parks Association, will be participating in Mistletoe on Main Street, a downtown shopping event on December 12 from 5- 8 p.m. The site will be offering 15% off all items in the store.
Post Hospital - Program Outline
Program Title: Saws and Scalpels: 19th Century Medicine
Type of Program: Education Program
Audience: Elementary Students
Tangible Resources-Beds, Chamber Pots, Medical Equipment, Building
Theme: The hospital served as a place of treatment for sick and injured soldiers, however medical practices of the time often impeded recovery rather than aiding it.
Objectives: After participating in this program, the students will be able to:
Resource Management/Safety Issues
Did You Know?
At Fort Scott, several of the boxes and barrels are marked Fort Scott, MO. Not actually in Missouri, the fort was located four miles west, in what was then unorganized territory. The army used Fort Scott, MO as a shipping address to assure that supplies made it to the right place.