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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...

Barth Hall and the “Beehive”

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Barth Hall, the building on the corner of Kearney and McCellan Avenues, was the home in 1881 of the School of Application for Cavalry...

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...

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...

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...

Command & General Staff College

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

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...
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...

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...