Plan Your Visit
Fort Scott National Historic Site consists of 20 historic structures, a parade ground and five acres of restored tallgrass prairie. It is open daily for self guided tours. You may also learn more about the site by taking our cell phone tour. Follow one of the links above for more details.
Did You Know?
Colonel George Croghan, the inspector general, visited the fort in 1844. He praised living conditions, but disliked the layout. He remarked that the hospital "interrupted in the most offensive way, the only refreshing summer breezes" One author doubted that any building could stop a Kansas wind.