• 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?

The hosptial/visitor center is the best example of French Colonial architecture on site. Note all of the elements.

Fort Scott uses three styles of architecture: French Colonial, Greek Revival, and vernacular. The most dominant is French Colonial; characterized by wide porches, stairways and a broken roofline. Most living quarters are on the second floor to avoid bad air believed to exist at lower levels.