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Fort Leavenworth Homes Tour and Frontier Army Encampment

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Tour several Ft. Leavenworth historic homes, Grant Ave near Grant's Statue, 10am-3pm, adm charged; living history reenactment, Encampment, FREE. Grant and Kearney Aves, 10am-4pm. Picture ID required to enter Fort.

Fort Leavenworth Homes Tour and Frontier Army Encampment


Phone : 913-684-3193   (Always call and confirm events.)

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