Fort Scott in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Fort Scott National Cemetery
has been listed in
The National Register
Department of the Interior
Erected 1999 by Department of Veterans Affairs.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 37° 49.298′ N, 94° 41.63′ W. Marker is in Fort Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is in Fort Scott National Cemetery, 900 East National Avenue, at the east end of the main entrance drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jeannette Huntington Ware (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of The Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A National Cemetery System (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Scott National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Combat InfantrymenNormal Victory Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away); Eugene Ware Elementary School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mercy Hospital Cross (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
Regarding Fort Scott National Cemetery. Fort Scott National Cemetery was one of the original National Cemeteries established by Lincoln's 1862 presidential proclamation.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Scott National Cemetery. (Submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Scott National Cemetery National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.