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Remarkable Stories of the Indian Wars
Visit the most complete fort surviving from the days when Custer and Buffalo Bill Cody rode through. Original buildings, a visitor center, park rangers and volunteers bring the story of this turbulent time to life.

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Ranger-Guided Tours

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Monday, June 26, 2017

    Everyday from 04/01/2017 to 11/22/2017

    Explore the lives of the guardians of the Santa Fe Trail with a free, 45-minute long ranger-guided tour of the post (staffing levels permitting).

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Independence Day

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Larned NHS
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    We continue our year-long commemoration of the Buffalo Soldiers' 150th anniversary with a special kid friendly Independence Day celebration.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    • Location: Commissary Building
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    See how the soldiers used their weapons during the Indian Wars.

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Independence Day - Craft Activities for Kids

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Post Schoolhouse
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Visit the post schoolhouse and make a reminder of the Buffalo Soldiers and your visit.

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Independence Day - Flag Retreat

    • Time: 4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Parade Grounds
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Experience this traditional Army flag lowering ceremony done the 19th-century way.

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Independence Day - Forge and Anvil

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    • Location: Blacksmith Shop
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Watch and listen as the blacksmith uses fire and hammer to transform iron.

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Independence Day - Growing Up On Officers' Row

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: North Officers' Quarters
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Learn about the life of the officers’ children in the frontier army.

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Independence Day - Join the Army!

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Location: Barracks
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Do you have what it takes to join the Frontier Army?

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  • Fort Larned National Historic Site

    Independence Day - Maps to the Rescue!

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Follow the clues to find lost cattle.

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Last updated: May 22, 2017

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Mailing Address:

1767 KS Hwy 156
Larned, KS 67550

Phone:

(620) 285-6911

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