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Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

  • National Cemetery

    National CemeteryDesignated a National Cemetery by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862 along with eleven others, military graves date back to 1846. Today, more than 20,000 veterans representing every war since 1812 a...
    National Cemetery

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Buffalo Soldier Monument

The Buffalo Soldier Monument, the brainchild of General Colin Powell, is a recent addition to Fort Leavenworth's historic landmarks. Dedicated in 1992, the monument honors the African-American soldiers who served in the 9th and 10th Cavalry Regiments.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Monuments

St. Ignatius Chapel

The St. Ignatius Chapel was built here in 1889 and replaced the original chapel which had been built near here in 1871.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Historic Churches

Sutler's Home

Built in 1841 as the residence of the post sutler, Hiram Rich, who supplied the troops with such "nonissued items" as tobacco, writing paper, and whiskey.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Famous Homes

Syracuse Houses

The two frame houses are known as the Syracuse Houses because they were designed in 1855 by E.V. Carr, a prominent architect from Syracuse, New York. Lt. Colonel George Custer and his wife lived in one of these houses for a few months in 1868.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Historic Buildings

Command & General Staff College

The School of Application for Cavalry and Infantry, established in 1881.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Colleges

Things to do near Fort Leavenworth, KS

Brookridge Country Club -West Nine

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Kansas City T-Bones

"Fun Well Done." The Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club, the newest team of the Northern League, will play it's inaugural seas...

Campbell Home

This was the home of David Gee Campbell, the founder of Campbelltown, the original name sited for Merriam. The original house...