Fort Larned National Historic Site, Larned

#5 of 58 in Historic Sites in Kansas
Military Museum · Historic Site
Fort Larned National Historic Site preserves Fort Larned which operated from 1859 to 1878. It is approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 km) west of Larned, Kansas, United States.

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  • With our boys we visited Fort Larned years ago. But, no stamp. This gave us an opportunity to re-visit the Site. Spent far more time than we had anticipated. Which is a good thing. We have a pattern.....  more »
  • We visited during the middle of the week during the pandemic, and before the visitor center was open. We were the only couple on the grounds other than the park ranger. We enjoyed our “self-guided...  more »
  • Wonderfully preserved and restored original structures. There are also volunteers dressed in time appropriate dress who show you through different parts of the fort. It was fascinating to see how fort would have been. They also had a blacksmith actually operating a forge and demonstrate how a chain would be made. Highly recommend!
  • Great surprise. Well kept up and nice. Amazing artifacts and a great insight to a fort on the trail. Amazing that many things have remained over time.

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