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    CHECK IT OUT!!
Leavenworth, along with
Atchison, KS is featured
in a 3-page article in
the August issue of
Midwest Living
magazine! 
 
Ladies, start planning
        a weekend in 
    LEAVENWORTH!!
 

NEW Hotels Coming to LV!!

 A Fairfield Inn & Suites
will be opening in the Fall
of 2014!  A Hampton Inn
is scheduled to open
Spring 2015.  AND,
another property will be
built at the old Ramada
Inn location, 3rd &
Delaware Streets.

Summer Contest!

 What's Your KC Area Destination??

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Are you looking for a get-away close to home that feels like you’re miles away? You can have it all in the Kansas City area! No matter your interest, the Kansas City area has a destination with you in mind. Enter to win the What's Your KC Area Destination Giveaway - to win a theme-based trip to the Kansas City area! Contest runs April 1 - July 31, 2014, so enter HERE today!

Frontier Army Museum

clark_statue2The Frontier Army Museum tells the story of Fort Leavenworth from 1827 to 1917 and the history of the frontier Army from 1804, when Lewis and Clark passed by present day Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth. Rotating exhibits highlight uniforms, weapons and equipment used during the fort's early days. Items include Brig. Gen. Henry Leavenworth's dress coat and saber, his portrait by George Catlin, the carriage presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln rode in in 1859, and a sleigh owned by George and Libby Custer. Their newest permanent exhibit is the "Beyond Lewis and Clark" - the Military Explolewis_statue1ration of the American West. Hours are Tues-Fri, 9am-4pm; Sat 10am-4pm; closed Sundays and Federal holidays, donations welcomed. (913) 684-3186

The gift shop in the museum has a variety of souvenirs, from mugs to original watercolors for purchase. (913) 651-7440.

For group tour information, call (913) 682-4113.

Location: 100 Reynolds Avenue, Fort Leavenworth

NOTE: A U.S. picture ID (valid driver's license) is required upon entering Fort Leavenworth.

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Tue Jul 22 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Movie - "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
Wed Jul 23 @ 8:30AM - 03:00PM
Annual D.A.R.E. Summer Camp
Wed Jul 23 @ 3:00PM - 06:00PM
LV Farmers Market
Thu Jul 24 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
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Thu Jul 24 @ 8:30AM - 03:00PM
Annual D.A.R.E. Summer Camp
Thu Jul 24 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Movie - "Charlie & the Chocolate Factory"
Fri Jul 25 @ 8:30AM - 03:00PM
Annual D.A.R.E. Summer Camp
Fri Jul 25 @10:00AM - 05:00PM
National Carousel Day
Fri Jul 25 @ 8:00PM - 10:00PM
"Legally Blonde, The Musical"
Sat Jul 26 @ 7:00AM - 11:00AM
LV Farmers Market
Sat Jul 26 @ 8:30AM - 03:00PM
Annual D.A.R.E. Summer Camp
Sat Jul 26 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
National Dance Day
Sat Jul 26 @ 8:00PM - 10:00PM
"Legally Blonde, The Musical"
Sun Jul 27 @ 8:30AM - 03:00PM
Annual D.A.R.E. Summer Camp
Tue Jul 29 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Movie - " Napoleon Dynamite"
Tue Jul 29 @ 6:30PM - 10:00PM
LV County Fair
Wed Jul 30 @ 6:30PM - 10:00PM
LV County Fair
Thu Jul 31 @ 6:30PM - 10:00PM
LV County Fair
Thu Jul 31 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
Family Fun Night
Fri Aug 01 @ 6:30PM - 10:00PM
LV County Fair