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Christmas scene at Ft. Scott depicting a frontier Christmas, 1842
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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