Education

Blockhouse well

Students from Spearville are around the underground well in Blockhouse.

Fort Larned National Historic Site is, for a third year, a recipient of the Ticket To Ride grant provided by the National Park Foundation and The Fort Larned Old Guard.

Each school participating in a pre-site activity, reserving and participating in a field trip to Fort Larned, and submitting a post- site actvity will receive bus fuel money to offset the cost of travel. We can't wait to help pay for your school's field trip!

Call 620-285-6911 or e-mail the fort. e-mail us to learn more about Ticket to Ride and make reservations!

Student Tickets

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 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.

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