Spring Civil War Encampment - Western National Parks Association

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Spring Civil War Encampment

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 24, 2022

Fort Scott National Historic Site commemorates the Civil War and how it shaped our country by presenting the 39th Annual Spring Civil War Encampment on Saturday and Sunday. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the times—soldiers marching or on horseback, rifles firing, gunpowder hanging in the air. A variety of interpretive programs will illustrate the role Fort Scott played as a major supply base for federal troops during this pivotal conflict.

Infantry Drill and Weapons Demonstration
Cavalry Drill
Artillery Drill and Weapons Demonstration
Cooking Demonstrations: (All day)

This event is Free and open to the public.


April 23
8:00 am - 5:00 pm