Picnic in the Park

Date & Time
08/27/2016
Fee Information
Free!
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NPS Centennial Logo on right-

The National Park Service turns 100 in August and we want you to join the birthday celebration at Fort Larned.  We'll have music from the Fort Larned Post Band, a sampling of cultural foods, story book hour for the kids with live prairie dogs, and,even a talent show. 

There is nothing so American as our national parks.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt

 
Schedule of Events

10:00 am
Prairie Dog Show & Interactive Story
(Visitor Center)

11:00 am
Prairie Larkspur Music
(Visitor Center)

11:30 am
Bounty of the Garden
(North Officers' Quarters)

Artist Correspondents - Art Class for Kids
(Meet at the Visitor Center)

11:45 am
Prairie Dog Show & Interactive Story
(Visitor Center)

12:00 pm
These Walls Do Talk
(Short Walking Tour - Meet at the Visitor Center)

12:30 pm
"Present at the Founding of Fort Larned" by Pvt. Robert Morris Peck
(Visitor Center)

1:00 pm
Fort Larned Post Band
(Quartermaster Building)

1:30 pm
The History of the National Park Service
(Visitor Center)

2:00 pm
Talent Show Featuring Music of the Era
(Quartermaster Building)

2:30 pm
The History of the National Park Service
(Visitor Center)

3:00 pm
Santa Fe Trail & Bird Songs
(Quartermaster Building)

"Present at the Founding of Fort Larned" by Pvt. Robert Morris Peck
(Visitor Center)

3:30 pm
These Walls Do Talk
(Short Walking Tour-Meet at the Visitor Center)

Bounty of the Garden
(North Officers' Quarters)


Location:
Fort Larned National Historic Site

Fee Information:
Free!

Contact Name:
Visitor Center Information Desk

Contact Email:
e-mail us

Contact Phone Number:
620-285-6911

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1767 KS Hwy 156
Larned, KS 67550

Phone:

(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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