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Fort Scott, Kansas

Fort Scott, Kansas

"A Premier of the Frontier"

Welcome home to Fort Scott, Kansas! Main Street, USA. Where the warmth and heartland hospitality are as vivid and memorable as the inviting storybook storefronts which rise above three-shaded brick streets. Under the scalloped canopies, search for arts, crafts, unique gifts and antique treasures to take back home.

Expect the unexpected! Fort Scott won't disappoint you! From hot air balloons to bed races, cannon firings to lighthearted melodramas and moonlit dances on Main Street for the young and young-in-heart. It's a city inhabited by mountain men, Indians, Dragoons or Civil War soldiers, depending on the time of year. Come, share it all!

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Trolley Tours

How to see everything Fort Scott has to offer! We make it easy! Just catch Dolly the Trolley, sit back and relax! Our tour narrators will fill you in on the history and romance of the sights you're about to see. Bring your camera and start your tour at our Visitor Information Center, 231

Fort Scott, KS Tours

Homes For The Holidays Tour

Fort Scott is well known for its wealth of Victorian painted-lady homes. Visit two of the most gracious parlors on the prairieduring the city's annual "Homes for the Holidays"

Fort Scott, KS Tours

Gunn Park

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Fort Scott, KS Recreation

U.S. National Cemetery No. 1

Walk among heroes at Fort Scott National Cemetery, one of the 12 original national cemeteries designated by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862. Older than Arlington, this rolling hillside is the final resting place for Indian soldiers Stick Out Belly and Deer in Water, Kansas'

Fort Scott, KS Cemeteries

Keeney Train Collection Museum

See railroad and street railway memorabilia, and a model train collection at the Keeney Train Museum. This private collection includes electric model trains and operating layouts, as well as Frisco Railroad memorabilia. Inquire at the Visitor Information Center, 231

Fort Scott, KS Museums

Things to do near Fort Scott, KS

City Parks

Kiwanis Park Playground tables, grill and rest room are adjacent to soccer fields. Located at the east edge of B...