Fort Larned to Hold Annual Candlelight Tours
Contact: Fort Larned NHS, 620-285-6911
Fort Larned presents vignettes depicting life at the fort during the 1860-70s on Saturday, October 8, 2011. Details of the scenes are gleaned from the actual post records, letters, and diaries.
The tours are free but reservations are required and each tour is limited to 20 people.The first tour will leave the visitor center at 7:30 pm and the last will begin at 10:15 pm. Reservations can be made beginning Monday, September 26 in person or by calling the Fort at 620-285-6911 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm daily.This annual program is the most popular event held at the Fort and the tours fill quickly.
Did You Know?
By modifying existing rifles to create the Model 1866 Springfield rifle, the U.S. Army tripled a soldier’s rate of fire at minimal expense. These new rifles were among those used at Fort Larned. More...