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Ellinwood, Kansas

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    Wolf PondWolf Pond is a popular fishing spot, and one of several parks and playgrounds in Ellinwood. ...
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Santa Fe Depot

The existing Santa Fe Depot is the fourth depot built in Ellinwood and was dedicated on Dec. 17, 1903. The previous depot was hit by lightning and burned in 1902

Ellinwood, KS Railroad History

Wolf Park Bandshell

Fred Wolf bought the lots for a park on Mainstreet and in 1930 a bandshell was built by Young Construction Company of Hutchinson for under $4000. There was seating for 35 muscicians. Trees, shrubs, flowers, paths, and a gold fish pool were designed for the park. Soon seating for 250

Ellinwood, KS Amphitheaters

Wolf Pond

Wolf Pond is a popular fishing spot, and one of several parks and playgrounds in Ellinwood.

Ellinwood, KS Recreation

St. Joseph Catholic Church

St. Joseph Catholic Church with its 150 foot steeple was built of native limestone, quarried near Odin, Kansas. The church was completed and the first Mass was offered Aug. 13, 1902. There are frescoes in the arches near the ceiling, and the pipe organ installed in 1928 at cost of $3,500

Ellinwood, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Ellinwood, KS

Ritz Theater

The Ritz Theater on Main Street has been preserved and is used for occasional performances. Plans are underway for regular pe...

Fred Harvey Building

The historical Fred Harvey Building once housed a food processing plant for the Harvey House and dining cars. The building wa...

Cheyenne Bottoms Fishing

Fishing at Cheyenne Bottoms is limited, for the most part, to carp and bullheads. Occasional catches of channel cat, crappie ...