• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

Cell Phone Tour

Dragoon Bugler

Park Guide David Seurkamp dressed as dragoon bugler.

NPS Photo

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?

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.