Caney, Kansas


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    Annual Mayfest - Caney - 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 ... more on Annual Mayfest

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historic Homes Tour

Caney is proud of its rich heritage and is fortunate to have preserved much of the architecture of its early development. The Historical Society has prepared a self-guided tour brochure to illustrate some of Caney'

Caney, KS Tours

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

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

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

Little White School House

The first school, built in 1870, was a log cabin provided by Berryman Smith. The teacher, Mrs. O.M. \"Billie\" Smith, had 25 students enrolled. Bonds for the next school building, the Little White School House, were sold to raise $1,800 and the school was built in 1872 for $900

Caney, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Things to do near Caney, KS

Art Galleries

Visit the center for the arts and the Terminal Art Gallery, both downtown, to view a variety of entertaining and interesting ...

Hope Cemetery

Hope Cemetery was started late in 1874. More than 50 old soldiers and many of the first and best citizens are also at rest th...

City Campground

Overnight camping is available at the Yates Center City Campground. Located on the right as you enter Reservoir Road. The cam...

Elk City Lake Hunting

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has a license to approximately 12,240 acres of project area for wildlife manageme...