• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

Lodging

There is no lodging at the site itself but there are motels and bed and breakfast establishments in and near the town of Fort Scott.

For listings see the following site

Lodging-fortscott.com

Lodging-discoverourtown.com

Did You Know?

Col. George Croghan

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.