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.
Cell Phone Tour
Experience Fort Scott’s exciting past and untold stories through the convenience of your own cell phone. The cell phone tour consists of 12 stop. Each stop highlights a different building or area of the fort, focusing on how each area contributed to Fort Scott becoming the "Crack Post of the Frontier. The entire tour is only 13 minutes long. There is no charge for the tour, other than your daytime minutes. To access the cell phone tour dial 1-620-921-3117 or go to http://myoncell.mobi/16209213117 .
You can also download the script.
Did You Know?
Many officers at Fort Scott in the 1840s owned slaves. One particular slave, Anna, was rented to Hiero Wilson, post sutler. Born free and educated, she was kidnapped into slavery in 1820, In 1849, she regained her freedom, married, operated a hotel in Eastern Kansas, and later became a pioneer.