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Ellis, Kansas

  • St. Mary's Church

    St. Mary's ChurchThe cornerstone of this magnificient church was laid on June 27, 1909 being of black granite (1'x2'x2'6") and weighing nearly 1000 pounds. About the middle of August 1911, the church building was read...
    St. Mary's Church

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home and Museum

The famous American, Walter P. Chrysler, spent his youth in Ellis, where he learned his trade as a mechanic with the Union Pacific Railroad. Chrysler's youth began 1878 in Ellis. When he was 17, he was hired as a sweeper and eventually became a machinist'

Ellis, KS Museums

Ellis Parks

Lakeside Campgrounds Located on the banks of Big Creek, offers a serene, picturesque atmosphere. Only a few short blocks from I-70

Ellis, KS Recreation

Bukovina Memorial

"In Memory of those settlers from Bukovina, Austria, who stepped off the train at this location. Beginning in 1886, the German speaking immigrants brought a strong Christian faith and work ethic to build a future for their families in the new world."

Ellis, KS Memorials

St. Mary's Church

The cornerstone of this magnificient church was laid on June 27, 1909 being of black granite (1'x2'x2'6") and weighing nearly 1000 pounds. About the middle of August 1911, the church building was ready for occupancy though far from completed or furnished inside.

Ellis, KS Historic Churches


Things to do near Ellis, KS

Cedar Bluff Fishing

Cedar Bluff has been recognized nationally for its black bass and crappie fisheries. ...

Wilson Hunting

The lake attracts thousands of waterfowl in the spring and fall. Ring-necked pheasants, bobwhites, white-tailed deer, and cot...