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Shrine of St. Philipine Dutchesne

In 1838, about 900 Pottawatomie Indians were rounded up from their homes in northern Indiana and forced to march 681 miles in 61 days to re-settle at the Sugar Creek Mission. Thirty-nine Pottawatomies, mostly children, died on this "Trail of Death." In 1841

La Cygne, KS Memorials

Mine Creek Battlefield State Historical Site

The largest cavalry battle west of the Mississippi. In it, 2,500 Union horsemen routed 6,500 Confederate soldiers, killing or capturing over a thousand of them. Mine Creek was the last important Civil War battle in the west, and the last important civil war battle fought in Kansas.

La Cygne, KS Battlesites

Marais des Cygnes Massacre Historic Site

The historic site tells of the bloodiest episode in the "Bleeding Kansas" period. On May 19, 1858, 30 pro-slavery men crossed the Kansas border south of the Marais des Cygnes River. They rounded up 11

La Cygne, KS Battlesites

Deer Trace Golf Course

An eighteen-hole facility including driving range. In addition to school athletics, children are offered activities such as summer softball and baseball, soccer, wrestling, swimming, including lessons during the summer, as well as active Boy and Girl Scout programs. There are several 4

La Cygne, KS Golf Courses

Things to do near La Cygne, KS

Kincaid-Crocker Opera House

Built in 1885, the Opera House is on the State Register....

Higgie Family Homes

The Higgie family was a founding family with 10 children (5 of whom settled in Girard). Captain John and three sons were ship...

Neosho Wildlife Area Hunting

During spring and fall, the number of migrant ducks is most impressive, sometimes reaching 100,000 birds. More than 60,000 ...