Fort Scott: Lessons from an Adolescent America

Fort Scott National Historic Site invites you to step back in time to experience life at a frontier army post and to participate in the events of a town immersed in conflict! We invite you to participate in one of our curriculum based education programs, a distance learning program or one of our other educational opportunities.

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Parks as Classrooms

Bring your class to Fort Scott for a day of education and enjoyment

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Distance Learning Programs

Currently, Fort Scott offers four distance learning programs so that your school or group can learn its stories remotely.

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Virtual Resource Center

Nevada HIgh School students dresssed in period costume pose after offering Life on the Frontier school program to K-4 students.

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Every Kid Outddors

The site has funds to pay the transportation costs of fourth graders coming to the site.

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Life On The Frontier Education Videos

New Educational videos portraying life at Fort Scott National Historic Site

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Missouri Compromise Curriculum

Lesson plans related to the Missouri Compromise and Statehood

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Life on the Frontier

High school students from Fort Scott, KS and Nevada, MO will present this interactive program for grades K-4.

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A Sweep Through History

Explore three different time periods of Fort Scott's history with these thought provoking programs.

The grassy parade ground with trees, american flag flying on the flag pole, and officer's quarters.
Virtual Site Tour

Take a virtual tour of Fort Scott through 360 degree views.

Last updated: October 14, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701


620 223-0310

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