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Caldwell, Kansas

  • Cherokee Strip Bridge

    Cherokee Strip BridgeThis bridge built by Grant County, Oklahoma and Sumner County, Kansas is a new monument to those hardy and determined men and women who ran the Cherokee Strip Run in 1893. ...
    Cherokee Strip Bridge

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Caldwell Railroads

The Santa Fe Railroad was the first railroad that came into Caldwell. Traces of the pens are still visible as well as the roundhouse.

Caldwell, KS Railroad History

Border Queen Museum

The Border Queen Museum exhibits antiques and artifacts preserving the culture and history of the area. A restored Union Pacific caboose houses railroad artifacts. Located in the city park.

Caldwell, KS Museums

Carnegie Library

The Caldwell Carnegie Library was one of 59 public libraries constructed in Kansas. Built in 1912, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

Caldwell, KS Carnegie Libraries

Historic Walking Tour

Caldwell, the Border Queen, has seen wild days as a cowtown beside the Chisholm trail, a brief period of booming times during the Oklahoma Land Rush days, and quiet prosperity based on the vast grain fields of Sumner County.

Caldwell, KS Tours

Chisholm Trail Markers

A permanent, cut stone marker identifies the location of the Chisholm Trail that led to the largest cattle market of its time in the entire world in the 1870's.

Caldwell, KS Historical Markers

Things to do near Caldwell, KS

Veteran's Memorial Park

Veteran's Memorail Park is 74 acres of recreation with a fishing lake, ball fields, tennis and basketball courts, a sand voll...