• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

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Events Upcoming for August

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  • Summer Holiday Weekends

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Living history programs, blackpowder demonstrations, and interpretive talks highlighting significant aspects of Fort Scott's history will be offered on these days. More

  • Summer Holiday Weekends

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Living history programs, blackpowder demonstrations, and interpretive talks highlighting significant aspects of Fort Scott's history will be offered on these days. More

  • Summer Holiday Weekends

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Living history programs, blackpowder demonstrations, and interpretive talks highlighting significant aspects of Fort Scott's history will be offered on these days. More

Did You Know?

Montgomery's Raid on Fort Scott

Politics made strange bedfellows. John Little, a proslavery man, was shot to death at his father's store, by free state men who raided Fort Scott in December 1858. A friend, George Crawford, a free state man, was staying with Little that night. Crawford had once been the target of proslavery men.