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Celebration of Independence Day

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Event# 620-767-5413

Event Details

9 am- 6 pm- Sand Volleyball tournament; 12- 6 pm- Free Swim sponsored by the Farmers and Drovers Bank; 5 pm- Hot Dog Eating Contest for children and adults; 5:30 pm- Hot Dog Feed sponsored by TCT and City of Council Grove;6 pm - performance by Call It A Night 10 pm- Stars and Stripes Fireworks Spectacular-------Events held at the Council Grove Aquatic Center Park

Celebration of Independence Day

Address : Neosho Riverwalk Council Grove KS
Phone : 620-767-5413    (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : Free

Independence Day

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Terwilliger Home

With its foundation laid in Kansas Territory, the Terwilliger Home was built alongside the famed Santa Fe Trail as Kansas became the 34th state. Built by Abraham and Mary Rawlinson in 1860-61, this stone home was the last house freighters passed going West when leaving Council Grove as late as 18

Council Grove, KS Historic Homes

Post Office Oak and Museum

This 300-year-old bur oak (just the trunk remains) served as the unofficial post office for travelers on the Santa Fe Trail from 1825-1847. Passing caravans could leave messages for future travelers in a cache in the base of the tree. A stone building erected in 1864

Council Grove, KS Landmarks

Farmers and Drovers Bank Building

A Council Grove landmark, the Farmers and Drovers Bank is one of the community's most ornate buildings. The two-story red brick bank with limestone trim was built in 1892 for $20,000. Its "eclectic"

Council Grove, KS Historic Buildings

Seth Hays Home

The town founder, Seth Hays, built this home in 1867. His slave, Aunt Sally, lived in the basement and cared for Hays and his adopted daughter, Kittie Robbins, until her death in 1872. Hays died a year later, February 3, 1873

Council Grove, KS Museums

Field School House

The one-room Field School, closed at the end of the 1945-46 school year, is remarkably well preserved. It was moved from its original site 8 miles south of Council Grove to Maple Camp in 1999

Council Grove, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Things to do near Council Grove, KS