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Candlelight Tour in limbo at Fort Larned Historic Site

LARNED — As expected, the National Park Service (NPS) has closed all 401 national parks, including Fort Larned National Historic Site, because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations.   
George Elmore, chief ranger, said the popular Fort Larned Candlelight Tour scheduled Oct. 12, is still scheduled, but the event could be postponed if the issue is not resolved in the next few days.
“We sold out reservations by noon Monday,” Elmore said. “It’s one of our most popular events of the year.”
Fort Larned National Historic Site hosts  an average of 50 visitors in ...

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