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Fort Scott in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Historic Fort Scott

1842 - 1865

 
 
Historic Fort Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, June 26, 2009
1. Historic Fort Scott Marker
Closeup of Historic Fort Scott Marker
Inscription. The blood that flowed in Kansas before and during the Civil War nourished the twin trees of Liberty and Union.
 
Erected 1962 by U. S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 50.6′ N, 94° 42.397′ W. Marker is in Fort Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Fort Boulevard and North National, on the left on Old Fort Boulevard. Click for map. This marker is in Skubitz Plaza just east of the old Blockhouse. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Century Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Scott Yesterday (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Star Clothing House (about 300 feet away); Western Hotel: Symbol of Strife (about 300 feet away); "A Most Deplorable Condition" (about 400 feet away); Civil War Town (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Scott.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce. This is the official
Historic Fort Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, June 26, 2009
2. Historic Fort Scott Marker
Marker with the Stumps of the "Twin Trees" in the Background.
link to the City of Fort Scott, Kansas. (Submitted on June 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Bleeding Kansas. This National Park Service link describes the history and effects of Bleeding Kansas on Fort Scott and the surrounding area. (Submitted on June 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Additional keywords. Bleeding Kansas
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Historic Fort Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, June 26, 2009
3. Historic Fort Scott Marker
Marker with a wide shot of more of the Plaza.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   3. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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