Fort Scott: Lessons from an Adolescent America

Fort Scott National Historic Site invites you to step back in time to experience life at a frontier army post and to participate in the events of a town immersed in conflict! We invite you to participate in one of our curriculum based education programs or one of our other educational opportunities.


Every Kid In A Park logo

Every Kid in a Park

Throughout this school year, all 4th graders can get a pass that will give them and their families free entrance to all national parks.

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Presenters demonstrating weapons during Life on the Frontier program

Life on the Frontier

Reservations are now being taken for Life on the Frontier, a school program for K-4 studets. Offered May 5 and 6, 2016.

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Presenter in quartermaster storehouse explains the important role of supply during the Civil War

Sweep Through History

Reservations are now being taken for Sweep Through History, a school program for students in grades 4-8. Offered on selected days in April and May.

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Laundress Demonstration during Life on the Frontier in 2010

Virtual Resource Center

The virtual resource center is a research aid to students and volunteers preparing education and living history programs about 1840s frontier life.

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