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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. This marker is in Skubitz Plaza just east of the old Blockhouse. 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 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); Sutler Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Scott (about 300 feet away); Gordon Parks (about 300 feet away); The Sites and People of Fort Scott (about 300 feet away); Fort Scott Yesterday (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
 
Also see . . .
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.

1. Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce. This is the official 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.
 

More. Search the internet for Historic Fort Scott.
 
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 1,058 times since then and 21 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.
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