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Council Grove, Kansas

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    Mother K 5K - Council Grove - The Mother K 5K is a walk/run event in memory of Katie Buchanan Gant, originally from Council Grove, KS. Proceeds from this event will go to the Katie ... more on Mother K 5K


Upcoming Events in Council Grove Kansas

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Kaw Mission

The Kaw (or Kansa) Indians lived in three villages southeast of Council Grove from 1848 until their removal south to Indian Territory in 1873. Methodist Episcopal missionaries built this school for Kaw children in 1851

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

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

Early Day Jail

Desperadoes, ruffians, robbers and horse thieves all "bunked" here in this early day calaboose (jail), built in 1849. It was said to be the only jail on the Santa Fe Trail at the time. Other Durland Park attractions:

Council Grove, KS Pioneer Life

Last Chance Store

Like its name warns, this store was once the "last chance" for travelers on the Santa Fe Trail to buy supplies for their journey to New Mexico. Built in 1857, the limestone structure is the oldest commercial building in Council Grove and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Council Grove, KS Pioneer History

Things to do near Council Grove, KS

American Indian Art Center

The American Indian Art Center is dedicated to promoting native American artists and craft persons from this region. There ar...

Junction City Country Club Golf Course

This course is a Class A private Country Club with many reciprocal privileges. The 9 hole course has multiple tees for men & ...