• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

2014 Fourth of July Activities

Whether they're learning all about the Plains Indians or the life of a soldier at Fort Larned, harvesting vegetables in the post garden or learning about the fine art of flower pounding, kids are sure to have a great day at Fort Larned's Fourth of July celebration. We have plenty of fun activities, not to mention souvenirs to take home, so pack a lunch and join us for the whole day.

Schedule of Activities for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

10:00 am - Harvest Time! (North Officers' Quarters)

11:00 amA Soldier's Life at the Fort (Barracks)

11:30 am - Flower Pounding (Post School)

1:00 pm - Harvest Time! (North Officers' Quarters)

2:00 pm - A Soldier's Life at the Fort (Barracks)

2:30 pm - Flower Pounding (Post School)

3:30 pm - Plains Indian Symbols (Quartermaster Warehouse)

4:30 pm - Flag Retreat (Parade Ground)

Did You Know?

Fort Larned Laundress

Laundresses at Fort Larned washed soiled hospital bandages for re-use. More...