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Genteel Fort Scott is among the best preserved Victorian era towns in Kansas with a handsome downtown and many ornate houses.
A definite highlight is a visit to the 160-year-old Fort Scott itself, now a National Historic Site.
NEWS FLASH: A serious fire in March 2005 destroyed almost a third of downtown's historic buildings! Most of the damage was contained to one city block, much of which will have to be levelled and rebuilt completely.
However, there's no reason why you should postpone your trip or change your itinerary. The fort, cemetery, Victorian houses and the rest of downtown welcome you!
Fort Scott is also home to a National Cemetery from the Civil War era, with hundreds of grave markers laid out in formal lines just as you'd see in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania or Alexandria, Virginia.
The lovely downtown and surrounding tree-lined brick streets have many elegant buildings and extravagant homes.
Downtown Fort Scott features numerous beautiful buildings lined along a narrow street, the pavements of which are... more travel advice
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