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Government shutdown forces closure of Fort Larned National Historic Site

Published on -10/1/2013, 3:20 PM

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LARNED -- Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks, including Fort Larned National Historic Site. All visitor facilities including the park grounds, historic buildings and visitor center are closed. The park will remain closed until the government reopens.

In addition, all park programs and special events have been canceled, including school tours and scheduled off site talks.

In Fort Larned National Historic Site, 14 employees are on furlough because of the shutdown. Two employees remain on duty, providing security and emergency services.

Because it will not be maintained, the National Park Service website will be down for the duration of the shutdown. For updates on the shutdown, please visit www.doi.gov/shutdown.

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