• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

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  • Exhibits Closed

    Beginning Monday August 25, the infantry barracks museum will be closed for remodeling and to prepare for a new theater and exhibits. Work is expected to be completed by spring of 2015. The site's movie will be played in the visitor center upon request.

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 12/05/2014, 12/06/2014

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    Location: Fort Scott NHS | Map Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM,5:00 PM to 8:45 PM Fee Information: 8.00 per ticket Contact Name: Kelley Collins Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 620-223-0310

Witness the magic as 19th century Fort Scott comes to life by the glow of hundreds of candles.  More that 100 costumed re-enactors interpret some of the most important events in our nation's history as knowledgeable guides lead the way.  This year's candlelight tour features 1864. 

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