Fort Scott in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Historic Fort Scott
1842 - 1865
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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce. This is the official (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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. 3. submitted on June 27, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.