LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

  • Old Stone Wall

    Old Stone WallThe Stone wall behind and across the street from Grant's statue is a favorite with photographers. The wall was restored in the early part of this century by the Daughters of the American Revolution. ...
    Old Stone Wall

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Headquarters Area

Headquarters area buildings are named for Generals Sherman, Grant, and Sheridan. They were built from 1859 to 1904 and are on the site of the former soldiers burying ground.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Historic Buildings

French Cannons

These beautiful artifacts of bygone wars remain a mystery at Fort Leavenworth. They were cast in the 1700s in Paris; the name of the foundryman and place and date of manufacture are on each piece. How or why they came to Leavenworth is unknown.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Military History

The Rookery

The Rookery at 12-14 Sumner Place is the oldest house in Kansas. It was completed in 1834 and was the first permanent post headquarters building. Lieutenant Douglas MacArthur lived here in the early 1900s. The building is a Registered National Landmark.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Famous Homes

Main Parade Ground

The main parade ground was originally the center of post activities. Post reviews and parades were held here during negotiations with federal officials in the 1800s.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Military History

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

Things to do near Fort Leavenworth, KS

Merriam Parks

Visit one of Merriam's beautiful parks or walk and bike the Turkey Creek Streamway trail. Park hours are from sunrise to suns...

Gardner Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Lake Miola

Located within Paola city limits, offers a variety of water sports-- boating, water-skiing, swimming, sunbathing and fishing ...