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Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott

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#17 of 60 in Historic Sites in Kansas
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Fort Scott National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Fort Scott, in Bourbon County, Kansas. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 21.8 acres (8.8 ha), and as of 2021, had more than 8,000 interments. It is one of three national cemeteries in Kansas (the other two being Fort Leavenworth and Leavenworth).
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  • White, Black, First Peoples, Women and Men all lie buried here. Even Confederate soldiers share the space. Look for the pointed grave stones. If you know someone buried here, there is an easy to use.....  more
    White, Black, First Peoples, Women and Men all lie buried here. Even Confederate soldiers share the space. Look for the pointed grave stones. If you know someone buried here, there is an easy to use.....  more »
  • As beautiful a tribute as you can imagine. Wander through the monuments and try not to weep - especially as you come across those who served and died together. 
    As beautiful a tribute as you can imagine. Wander through the monuments and try not to weep - especially as you come across those who served and died together.  more »
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  • Impeccably maintained historical cemetery. Worth visiting and walking the grounds, of the nations first National Cemetery.
  • Beautiful spot. Historical and moving. Respect to all who gave their lives in the preservation of our liberties as free Americans.

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