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 or one of our other educational opportunities.

Every Kid in a Park

Fort Scott NHS will pay for the transportation costs of fourth grade school groups coming to the park. Learn more about Every Kid in a Park.

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Life on the Frontier

Reservations are now being taken for Life on the Frontier, a school program for K-4 studets. Offered May 5 and 6, 2016.

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Presenters demonstrating weapons during Life on the Frontier program

Sweep Through History

Reservations are now being taken for Sweep Through History, a school program for students in grades 4-8. Offered on selected days in April and May.

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Presenter in quartermaster storehouse explains the important role of supply during the Civil War

Virtual Resource Center

The virtual resource center is a research aid to students and volunteers preparing education and living history programs about 1840s frontier life.

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Laundress Demonstration during Life on the Frontier in 2010

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701


(620) 223-0310

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