Fort Bissell

501 Fort Bissell Ave.
Phillipsburg, KS 67661- Map It
Phone: (785) 543-6212

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Bissell, .5 blks. w. on State St./US 36 at 501 Fort Bissell Ave. in City Park, is a reconstruction of an 1872 fort built to protect settlers from Apache Indian raids. Antiques and equipment from an early doctor’s office and a barbershop are displayed. Two 1870s log houses depict pioneer lifestyles. A furnished sod house, a one-room schoolhouse, an old station depot with post office desk, a gun collection and an early general store also are on the grounds.
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-2, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend; by appointment rest of year. Closed July 4. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.