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St. Ignatius Chapel

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The St. Ignatius Chapel was built within the fort in 1889 and replaced the original chapel which had been built close by in 1871. An...
Frontier Army Museum

Frontier Army Museum

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The Frontier Army Museum depicts the Frontier Army (1817-1917) and history of Fort Leavenworth (1827-present). The original collection began in 1939 when the wagon...

The Rookery

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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...

National Cemetery

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Designated 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...

Command & General Staff College

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

Main Parade Ground

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

French Cannons

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These beautiful artifacts of bygone wars remain a mystery at Fort Leavenworth. They were cast in the 1700s in Paris; the name of the...

Buffalo Soldier Monument

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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...

Memorial Chapel

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Built in 1878 by prison labor from stone quarried on the post and, today, is considered to be an outstanding architectural "gem" in this...

Sutler’s Home

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