2014 Memorial Day Weekend Schedule of Events
Experience the sights, sounds and even smells of a working frontier Army post at Fort Larned this Memorial Day Weekend. See how the soldiers lived in the barracks, worked around the post, and even played in their off time. Learn about life on Officers' Row or how the surgeon treated patients in the hospital - military, civilian and even an occasional Indian. You can see these things and many others over the Memorial Day Weekend.
The schedule of events and special programs for all three days:
11:00 am - Blacksmith Demonstration
1:00 pm - Artillery and Small Arms Demonstration
2:00 pm - The Ladies of the Post
3:00 pm - Surgical Procedures for Musket Ball Wounds
4:30 pm - Flag Retreat
Did You Know?
Fort Larned is located directly on the Dry Route of the Santa Fe Trail, which follows the Pawnee Fork. The Wet Route, which more closely follows the Arkansas River, is just a few miles to the south. More...