Candlelight Tour 2011 Videos
In 2011, Fort Scott NHS commmemorated the Civil War Sesquicentennial by presenting a Civil War Candlelight Tour with all scenes representing activity at Fort Scott in 1861.
These are videos of each of the scenes.
For a scene synopsis, follow this link.
Did You Know?
Fort Scott is the only NPS unit that was directly involved in "Bleeding Kansas". Fort Scott was a proslavery town, but many free staters lived in the surrounding area. Located on the grounds was the Western or Proslavery Hotel, directly across from it was the Fort Scott or Free State Hotel.