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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.


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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'

Fort Scott, KS Cemeteries

Old Congregational Church

The Old Congregational Church, an 1873

Fort Scott, KS Historic Churches

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

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

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

Things to do Cemeteries near Fort Scott, KS

Hope Cemetery

Hope Cemetery was started late in 1874. More than 50 old soldiers and many of the first and best citizens are also at rest th...

Elk Falls Cemetery

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