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
Junior Ranger Programs
Fort Scott has three junior ranger booklets. Our newest one is for preschoolers.
NPS Fort Scott Mobile App
Visitors to Fort Scott NHS in 2018 will have a new way of discovering the Fort’s resources and stories.
Distance Learning Programs
Currently, Fort Scott offers four distance learning programs so that your school or group can learn its stories remotely.
Last updated: February 27, 2019