• 1874 Cavalry Barracks

    Fort Laramie

    National Historic Site Wyoming

Event Details

  • Everyday from 06/01/2014 to 09/01/2014

    Location: Fort Laramie National Historic Site Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: $3.00 per Adult Contact Name: Gloria Leahy Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 307-837-2221
Living History Programs: Each day during the summer months, park staff dressed in reproduction historic clothing provide interpretive information for park visitors from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The stories and facts they share bring the fort to life and aid visitors in gaining a greater understanding of 19th century life. 

Interpretive Programs and Ranger Led Tours: Interpretive talks, covering a variety of topics related to Fort Laramie's history, last approximately 20 minutes each and are held daily during the summer months at 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Hour-long Ranger - guided tours of the fort are scheduled twice daily, at 10:45 a.m. and at 2:45 p.m. 

Historic Weapons Demonstrations: Friday through Sunday, park staff will present a historic weapons program in the black powder demonstration area, north of the visitor center at 12:30 p.m. Programs vary according to staffing but include demonstrations on the history and operation of the 1841 Mountain Howitzer or a discussion of the evolution of American military long arms.  

 Please check at the visitor center for a daily schedule of program availability, topics, locations and details.