Fort Leavenworth

Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation, Leavenworth, Kansas

Photos 

Fort Leavenworth, The Rookery

Historic American Buildings Survey Douglas McCleery, Photographer June 1958 EXTERIOR VIEW

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

This handsome building is one of the finer military residences constructed in territorial times and served as the home of the post commanders from 1840 to 1890. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS KS-8)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000346
Areas of significance
Military; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic function
Fortification
Current function
Fortification
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant year
1827
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 110
Contributing sites: 2

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