Traffic & Travel Tips
Highway 69 between Fort Scott and Kansas City has recently been completed as a four lane highway, making travel between those two points much quicker.
Did You Know?
Fort Scott is the only NPS unit that was directly involved in "Bleeding Kansas". Fort Scott was a proslavery town, but many free staters lived in the surrounding area. Located on the grounds was the Western or Proslavery Hotel, directly across from it was the Fort Scott or Free State Hotel.