• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

Fort Larned to Hold Annual Candlelight Tours

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Date: August 2, 2011
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?

George H. Steuart

In 1859, Capt. George H. Steuart oversaw the establishment of Camp on Pawnee Fork, which later became Fort Larned. He later joined the Confederacy and was captured at Spotsylvania by General Hancock. Hancock came to Fort Larned in 1867. More...