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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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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

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

Restored Victorian Downtown District

Visit Fort Scott's downtown district and it'

Fort Scott, KS Historic Downtowns

Gunn Park

Enjoy Gunn Park...146

Fort Scott, KS Recreation

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