Living history vignette depicting a frontier prairie Christmas, c. 1842. Photo courtesy Ft. Scott National Historic Site
Fort Scott Candlelight Tour
(Ft. Scott National Historic Site)
This tour offers a narrated living history of
this frontier military outpost, now a National Historic Site.
On the first December weekend of each year at Ft. Scott,
candlelight tours feature eight living history vignettes
staged to depict a frontier prairie Christmas and everyday
life at an 1842 military fort.
Originally submitted by: Sam Brownback, Senator.
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