The National Park Service presents information about Dred Scott, who sued for his freedom from slavery in the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. Explore his life story, the long history of the trials, and the aftermath of the Dred Scott decision.
The mission of the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation is to educate the public of the critical impact of the Dred Scott Decision and the struggle for freedom of Dred and Harriet Scott through commemoration, education and reconciliation.
This site provides teachers and students with free resources and activities to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases. Street Law, Inc. developed LandmarkCases.org with funding from the Supreme Court Historical Society.
This page provides access to the events and activities at the Dred Scott Symposium held in St. Louis, March 1-3, 2007. The site also includes links to records related to Dred Scott at the Missouri State Archives and other institutions.
The Dred Scott Case Collection is part of a larger digital partnership between the Washington University Libraries and the Missouri State Archives, a division of Missouri's Secretary of State's office, in cooperation with the Office of the St. Louis Circuit Clerk. The records displayed in this exhibit document the Scotts' early struggle to gain their freedom through litigation and are the only extant records of this significant case as it was heard in the St. Louis Circuit Court.