• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

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Santa Fe Trail Rut

Santa Fe Trail rut

Amber King

Fort Larned was positioned to protect the Santa Fe Trail where it split into the Wet and Dry Routes.

For a closer look at Fort Larned itself, visit our Virtual Tour.

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Ambulance

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.