Scott County is REALLY rich in history. The Dismal River Culture lived
the Beaver Creek area,
before history was written. Taos Indians escaped Spanish rule
1664 and settled in what is now Lake Scott State Park.
Picurie Indians lived here for a few years, around 1701. El
(also spelled El Cuartelejo) is roughly translated as
old barracks or distant quarters. About 1706 Juan Uribarri
the spring-fed valley, that protected El Quartelejo,
for Spain, and called it San Luis Province. This is the only
pueblo in Kansas & is the farthest north & east known in
Battle of Punished Woman Creek, formerly known as Squaw's Den, is
site of the last battle
between United States troops and Indians in Kansas. Chief Dull
and Little Wolf of the
northern Cheyenne, and their people, slipped away from the reservation
Oklahoma in 1878.
On September 27, the band made a stand on Beaver Creek (Punished Woman
is placed above the pit where the women and children hid during the
It is great fun to watch birds, deer, beaver, ground squirrels,
turkeys, vultures, and many other wild animals that live
in our short grass praire home. Our wildflowers and numerous
varieties are spectacular. Lake Scott State Park is one of the
state parks in the entire United States of America, according to National
Scott City hosts the annual Whimmydiddle, arts & crafts show, that
dealers and visitors
from the area and other states. The annual Rod Run is held in the
Park and displays cars and trucks
to the public, free of charge. Who doesn't love a county
Our fair is packed with entertainment and exhibits.
Scott County, RICH IN HISTORY, FULL OF FUN!
Glad you stopped by. My name is Kathy Hoeme, and I invite you
Scott County, Kansas.Please feel free to email me. Scott County Kansas
A REALLY NEAT SITE
, for maps of Kansas. Choose a group of years (a good one for
Scott County would be 1880-1889 or 1890-1900). then browse the page,
and enjoy! Great way to learn about the area in which your ancestors
MUST SEE! Just click on the address below, and enjoy!
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