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Cherryvale, Kansas

  • Vivian Vance Birthplace

    Vivian Vance BirthplaceI Love Lucy fans know Vivian Vance as Lucy's neighbor and cohort "Ethel Mertz." Born Vivian Roberta Jones in Cherryvale, Kansas, on July 26 in 1909, the second of six siblings, one brother and ...
    Vivian Vance Birthplace
  • Louise Brooks Birthplace

    Louise Brooks BirthplaceBorn Mary Louise Brooks on November 14, 1906, Louise Brooks was the most erotic silent screen star of her time, if not all time. But a hellcat behind the scenes. She conquered New York, Hollywood and ...
    Louise Brooks Birthplace
  • Frank Bellamy Home and Burial

    Frank Bellamy Home and BurialAs a student in Cherryvale Central High School, Frank Bellamy authored the Pledge of Allegiance and brought it into national focus as a winner in a 1892 national student contest. The pledge was first ...
    Frank Bellamy Home and Burial

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Cherryvale Cemeteries

Cherryvale's three cemeteries and two rural cemeteries abound with local history and genealogy information. 1869 Fairview Cemetery, Northeast of town on Olive Street. P.C. Bowen set aside 10

Cherryvale, KS Cemeteries

Logan Memorial Veteran's Park

This memorial park has served Cherryvale since 1881 when the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston Railroad offered the six-acre tract to the city. In 1895, Civil War Veterans held their first "Old Soldiers' Southern Kansas Reunion right here in Logan Park, Cherryvale, Kansas. This "Reunion Association"

Cherryvale, KS Memorials

Leatherock Hotel and Museums

The Leatherock Hotel is the only local hotel left among the 19 hotels built in Cherryvale's bygone era. This 1912 historic hotel, adjacent to the crossing tracks of AT&

Cherryvale, KS Museums

Vivian Vance Birthplace

I Love Lucy fans know Vivian Vance as Lucy's neighbor and cohort "Ethel Mertz." Born Vivian Roberta Jones in Cherryvale, Kansas, on July 26 in 1909

Cherryvale, KS Famous People

Carnegie Library

Cherryvale's public library, built in 1913, is one of the few Carnegie Libraries still in use. Early in 1909, the Cherryvale Women's Club set a goal to establish a library with an adjoining room for rural women to rest and visit after their long horse and buggy ride to shop in town. In 1912

Cherryvale, KS Carnegie Libraries

Things to do near Cherryvale, KS

Baxter Springs Golf & Country Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Yates Center Courthouse Square Historic District

The Yates Center Courthouse Square Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in May of ...

Oswego Golf Club

A spacious, well-kept nine-hole course open to the public....

Caney Notables

The community was home to several notable people. Col. S. M. Porter was an early-day pioneer who become one of southea...

Ice Barn and McFarland Lake

Ice was harvested from the McFarland Lake and stored in this lovely old stone barn built in 1896. It was built for James M...