Whether you are talking about issues of race, class, gender, the Santa Fe Trail, American Indians, or the history of the American west, Fort Larned can provide your students with a unique, hands-on experience to augment classroom learning.
Our new Education Brochure will provide you with more information.
Plan a Field Trip to Fort Larned and schedule a ranger-guided tour for your class.
Curriculum Materials include lesson plans for learning about issues regarding the people who lived at Fort Larned. These lessons are a great way to prepare for a class visit to Fort Larned or to learn about issues of race, class, and gender in 19th-century Kansas.
Traveling Trunks, geared for elementary students, bring short historical fiction stories to life with real objects. Schedule a visit with a park ranger or park volunteer and the trunk.
Did You Know?
Fort Larned's restored 1870's army ambulance was frequently used by officers for transport. The fifth-wheel design and extra springs gave it a much smoother ride than most wagons.