Your Dollars At Work
Fort Larned National Historic Site is committed to preserving the fort's structures and historic character as completely and as accurately as possible. To do so, the park performs ongoing historic structures restoration to preserve the structures to the greatest possible extent. Some of this work has turned up interesting discoveries such as the McLaughlin Stone.
Your federal tax dollars allow the park to hire paid staff to maintain the fort and to provide visitor services including living history and tours.
Fort Larned also relies on volunteers and donations to provide the highest level of service possible. Thank you for your support!
Did You Know?
General Winfield Scott Hancock burned a Cheyenne village west of Fort Larned in April 1867, igniting a period of hostility between the U.S. Army and the Cheyenne known as “Hancock’s War.” More...