• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

Fort Larned Celebrates Independence Day

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Date: June 6, 2011
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.

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Blockhouse Loophole

Fort Larned’s first sandstone military building, the Blockhouse, is the only building on site that has been completely rebuilt. The others retain most of their original construction. More...