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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

Old Congregational Church

The Old Congregational Church, an 1873

Fort Scott, KS Historic Churches

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

Restored Victorian Downtown District

Visit Fort Scott's downtown district and it'

Fort Scott, KS Historic Downtowns

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

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

Things to do near Fort Scott, KS

Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area

Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area, located just east of the City, is a unique opportunity to learn about the nature of ...

Caney Notables

The community was home to several notable people. Col. S. M. Porter was an early-day pioneer who become one of southea...

Neosho Wildlife Area Hunting

During spring and fall, the number of migrant ducks is most impressive, sometimes reaching 100,000 birds. More than 60,000 ...

Big Hill Lake Fishing Reports

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the bes...