FORT LARNED – Labor Day Weekend is the traditional end of summer. Come out to Fort Larned’s Labor Day Weekend Living History Event for a historic end to your summer.
Volunteers and staff will once again bring Fort Larned to life during the Labor Day Weekend living history event. Get a glimpse into the life of a frontier soldier with rifle and artillery firing demonstrations, and their life in the army. You can also visit with officers’ wives, as well as watch the post blacksmith use a forge and anvil to transform iron into everyday objects.
Come out and end your summer with a celebration of our nation’s history. Here is the schedule of events for all three days.
10:00 am – Forge and Anvil: Blacksmith Demonstration
11:00 am – Frontier Army Weapons: Rifle and Artillery Firing Demonstration
1:00 pm – The Ladies of Officers’ Row
2:00 pm – Frontier Army Weapons: Rifle and Artillery Firing Demonstration
3:00 pm – Life, Arms and Uniform of a Soldier
4:30 pm – Flag Retreat: Traditional Army Flag Lowering Ceremony
Fort Larned National Historic Site is located six miles west of Larned on Kansas Highway 156. Information on visiting is on the internet at www.nps.gov/fols, or by calling 620-285-6911, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on area tourism partners, lodging, dining, and community services go to www.larnedks.org or call (620) 285-6916.