Virtual Tour of Fort Scott

 
two story building with pillars and chimney on each side

Visitor Center/Post Hospital

Start your tour here at the hospital where sick and wounded soldiers were treated

long building with windows and roof

Stables

The stables was a safe shelter for horses

two story building with pillars and chimney on each side with stairway in the middle

Dragoon Barracks

Explore this building to see where the dragoon soldiers lived, ate, and slept

One story building with windows and double doors on one end

Post Headquarters

The buck stops here in the commanding office

two story building with stairs on each side viewed from an angle

Officers Quarters No. 1

Officers and their wives lived in relative luxuy

two story building with stairs on each side viewed from an angle

Officers Quarters No. 2

Learn how the fort was built in these exhibits

building with windows and doors and porches

Quartermaster Storehouse

Critical supplies for the soldiers were stored and distributed from here.

one story stone building with door and windows

Bakehouse

Bread was an important staple of army life

one story stone building with shutters

Guardhouse

Soldiers who disobeyed rules spent time here

grassy field with flagpole and buildings in background

Parade Ground

The parade ground was the fort's showplace where formal military activities were held

Last updated: June 16, 2020

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Phone:

(620) 223-0310

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