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Annual Mayfest

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Event# 620-879-5131

Event Details

A 4-day event that is Caney's "homecoming." Program begins on Friday and includes the opening of food and craft booths in Wark Memorial Park on Friday and Caney Valley Historical Society Banquet Friday evening; varied events all day Saturday in Wark Park, including games for kids, food and crafts, vender booths, entertainment, etc.; Quilt and Art show, car show and historical society exhibits in downtown area; the Caney High School Alumni Banquet on Saturday evening; and races at Caney Valley Speedway. Celebration concludes with an inspiring and patriotic Memorial Day program on Monday in Veterans Park across from Sunnyside Cemetery. Music by the Caney Community Singers, color guard, special speaker.

Annual Mayfest


Phone : 620-879-5131   (Always call and confirm events.)

Festivals

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Civil War Cannon

Wark Memorial Park is also the location of the "Walkingstick," an old cannon of Civil War vintage which is one of fewer than 75 of its kind in the nation.

Caney, KS Monuments

Gen. George H. Wark Memorial Park

This city park was established in 1919 in memory of Caney's Company D who participated in World War I. Gen. George H. Wark organized Co. D, 3rd Kansas Infantry and mustered the first units of the Kansas Army National Guard into federal service at Caney's Elk's Hall, May 19, 1917

Caney, KS Memorials

Black Dog Trail Marker

The Osage Indians were a dominant population in what was to be Southeast Kansas, and their influence had a positive effect on Caney. Chief Black Dog cleared a trail 30

Caney, KS Ethnic Heritage

Hotel and Stage Coach Stop

This 1889 Hotel and Stage Coach Stop was constructed from native sandstone quarried from Chochran's Hill north of Caney. The basement was used to store winter ice cut from the Caney River.

Caney, KS Historic Buildings

Old Jail

The first city jail was built in 1888 of native sandstone at a cost of $27.00. The town "Marshall" was W.V. Toner.

Caney, KS Pioneer History

Things to do near Caney, KS