• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

Pets

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?

General Winfield Scott at the time of the Mexican American War

The fort was named for General Winfield Scott, who was the commander of all American armies in the 1840s. General Scott was none too happy about it and said that it was done without his knowledge and against his wishes.