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?
An officer at Fort Larned was allowed to hire a paid servant. Most of the time an unmarried lady would fill this position. Otherwise, an enlisted soldier might be hired. More...