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1861, April 12
First guns are fired in Civil War at Union installation at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, over question of southern states' right to secede from the Union.
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Fort Scott National Historic Site ***
(added 1966 - Bourbon County - #66000106)
Also known as Fort Scott Historic Area
Old Fort Blvd., Fort Scott
(67 acres, 15 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Military Facility
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

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