History & Culture

Historic black and white photo of Winfield S. Hancock


Many people passed through Fort Larned, including the famous, like Civil War hero Winfield Hancock, and the not so famous.

Historic drawing of Indians and soldiers meeting in the woods.

Historic Events

Fort Larned was the staging area for the 1867 negotiations resulting in the Medicine Lodge Treaty.

Aerial view of Santa Fe trail ruts.


Learn about the places associated with Fort Larned.

Last updated: August 11, 2016

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Mailing Address:

1767 KS Hwy 156
Larned, KS 67550


(620) 285-6911
This phone is answered during regular business hours. After hours calls will be answered the next day. Please select a mailbox or leave a message on the main extension when the fort is closed.

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