Promises made and broken! A town attacked at dawn! Thousands made homeless by war! Soldiers fighting settlers! Each of these stories is a link in the chain of events that encircled Fort Scott from 1842-1873. All of the site's structures, its parade ground, and its tallgrass prairie bear witness to this era when the country was forged from a young republic into a united transcontinental nation. Read More
Forging a Nation: Fort Scott in the Mid Nineteenth Century
In 2017, it will be 175 years since the U.S. Army established Fort Scott. Events this year will commemorate this anniversary.
Last updated: November 14, 2017