Fort Larned Celebrates Independence Day
Contact: Fort Larned NHS, 620-285-6911
Fort Larned Celebrates Independence Day July 2 - 4, 2011
The weekend of July 2 & 3 and Monday, July 4 Fort Larned National Historic Site is celebrating America's Independence with a variety of activities. The fort will come to life with living history demonstrations in the buildings and on the parade grounds. There will also be a special weapons display in the Commanding Officers Quarters. Younger visitors will be invited to earn a Juinor Ranger badge. Plan to spend this patriotic holiday at Fort Larned Historic Site. The fort's hours for this event and for every day of the week are 8:30 - 4:30. The fort is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
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...