— TrevorGet a Park Passport. It's an inexpensive souvenir, and a good reminder of your visit. Our family loves to collect them.
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 1842-73. Fort Scott National Historic Site to preserve, protect and interpret nationally significant historic resources related to the opening of the West, the Permanent Indian Frontier, the Mexican-American War, Bleeding Kansas, the Civil War and the expansion of railroads.