Pets are allowed on site, providing they are on a leash. However, except for seeing eye dogs or other pets that assist the disabled, pets are not allowed inside the buildings.
Did You Know?
After Fort Scott was abandoned by the army in 1853, the buildings were sold at public auction, and the fort became the town of Fort Scott. One of the officers' quarters eventually became the Goodlander Home for Children. For about fifty years, orphans and other needy children were cared for here.