• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas



Packing Travois


Fort Larned National Historic Site is partnering with the group, Material Culture of the Plains, Prairie, and Plateau (MCPPP) to bring their annual conference to the area, which includes special programs that will appeal to everyone. The public is invited to participate in the annual conference of the MCPPP which will be held September 19 thru 22, 2013, at Larned, Kansas. The theme of this year’s seminar is: Tipis and Daily Camp Life. Click here for more information about the conference.

Frank-Alice Baldwin-2

News Release - Fourth of July Event

For Bravery and Gallantry a Soldier is Honored


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Fort Larned has two new artifacts on display, both of them items that were generously donated to the park. One is a Spanish lance point and the other is the Cavalry saber of Frank Baldwin, one of only a few people to win the Medal of Honor twice.


The Fort Larned Old Guard, the park's friends group, held their annual Mess and Muster on April 27th. Click here for all the details.

Did You Know?

Infantry Marching

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...