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U.S. National Cemetery No. 1


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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' most famous poet Eugene "Ironquill" Ware, and defenders of freedom from the Civil War to Vietnam.


Come visit us in Fort Scott, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Restored Victorian Downtown District

Visit Fort Scott's downtown district and it'

Fort Scott, KS Historic Downtowns

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

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

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

Enjoy Gunn Park...146

Fort Scott, KS Recreation

Things to do Cemeteries near Fort Scott, KS

Elk Falls Cemetery

History buffs will find much of interest here. In addition to the graves of Prudence Crandall and her brother Hezekiah, sever...

Teacher of the Plains Grave

Frank Hobbs was the first teacher in Elk County in 1869. In 1933, each student in the county contributed a nickel to build th...

Cemetery

The oldest grave marker in the cemetery is of Mary Frances Crawford. The friends of Historic Girard has placed a new monument...