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Fort Leavenworth

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...

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...

Oregon and Santa Fe Trails

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In the 1830s, settlers heading for the Oregon and Santa Fe Trails crossed the Missouri River at this point. Teams of oxen pulled the...

Syracuse Houses

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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,...

Command & General Staff College

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

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...

General Grant’s Statue

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Sculpted by Loredo Taft, in 1889, the statue and the pedestal are 9 feet tall each. It was the largest statue of its type...

Old Stone Wall

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The Stone wall behind and across the street from Grant's statue is a favorite with photographers. The wall was restored in the early part...