Home to the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail
Discover a complete and authentic army post from the 1860s -1870s! This well-preserved fort on the Santa Fe Trail shares a tumultuous history of the Indian Wars era. The sandstone constructed buildings sheltered troops who were known as the Guardians of the Santa Fe Trail.
Did You Know?
Entertainment for Fort Larned's soldiers included checkers and cards in the barracks, bowling and billiards at the sutler's store, foot races, and "base-ball."