Welcome to the official website of the Scott County Historical Society.

"To establish an educationally-oriented center for the public, devoted to the collection, preservation, study, and dissemination of information on the natural and cultural environments of Scott County and the High Plains of Western Kansas."

140th Anniversary of the Battle of Punished Woman's Fork

 Join the ancestors. Experience the history.

September 27th & 29th, 2018

     This historic weekend begins Thursday evening at 4:00 PM on the site of the Battle at Punished Woman's Fork with our Walk with the Spirits, A Time of Healing commemoration. We will be joined by the families of the Northern Cheyenne and U.S. Military as we celebrate the heritage and history behind the battle.


     The celebration continues Saturday beginning at 2:00 pm with an afternoon sharing the talents and stories from the descendants of the Northern Cheyenne and U.S. Military families.


     The Jerry Thomas Gallery & Collection will be unveiling one of a kind historic artifacts as well as a new original painting to commemorate the 140th Anniversary.



Museum Information

Museum and Gallery Hours:

Tuesday through Saturday

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed on New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

After hour tours are available by calling: 620.874.1559 or 620.872.3523

Museum phone: 620.872.5912

Museum address
902 W. 5th
Scott City, Kansas 67871
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Mailing address
Scott County Historical Society
PO Box 155
Scott City, Kansas 67871

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