During special events, and as staffing allows the rest of the year, you can find staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing throughout the fort, offering insight into the lives of the people who lived and worked at Fort Larned in its heyday.
You might find living history characters in the infantry barracks, hospital, blacksmith shop, blockhouse, sentry post, school room, commissary, arsenal, quartermaster storehouse, issue room, officers' quarters, or marching around the fort!
Living history demonstrations include blacksmithing, historic weapons demonstrations, games, quilting and sewing, cooking, wood and leather working, baking, and more.
If you would like to participate as a living historian, see the Volunteer page.
Annual Living History Events
Join us for one of our annual living history events.
What would an Army post be without soldiers?
The Ladies of the Post
Officers' wives, laundresses & servants were a vital part of post life.
Just like today, the Army hired civilians for many jobs on the post.
Historic vegetables and herbs from the 19th century.
Last updated: May 4, 2020