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This photograph, taken by an unknown photographer, depicts the officers' quarters at Fort Scott. The building to the left was Col. Charles W. Blair's residence, which was razed between 1905 and 1906. The site was identified in 1993 as HS-3, because of the sub-surface stone foundation which has survived. The building to the right was a boarding house and was identified in 1993 and HS-4. The photograph was taken at the intersection of Blair and Lincoln Avenues.

Date: 1842

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This source could be used in the classroom during a discussion of soldiers' daily lives in Kansas forts.

KS:7th:1.5:Forts and Trails (2005)

Item Number: 485
Call Number: FK2.B3 Ft.75 *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 485

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