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  • St. Mary's Church

    St. Mary's ChurchThe cornerstone of this magnificient church was laid on June 27, 1909 being of black granite (1'x2'x2'6") and weighing nearly 1000 pounds. About the middle of August 1911, the church building was read...
    St. Mary's Church

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Lakeside Campground

Just off I-70 at Exit 145 is Ellis Lakeside Campground. This picturesque campground is nestled along the south bank of Big Creek just two blocks off Washington Street on East 8th. This campground is fully equipped with handicapped accessible showers and bathhouse. The campground has 17

Ellis, KS RV Parks

Ellis - Bukovina Society Headquarters and Museum

Nestled in the midst of downtown Ellis stands a stately two-story limestone building at Eighth and Washington Streets which serves as the museum and

Ellis, KS Museums


Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home and Museum

The famous American, Walter P. Chrysler, spent his youth in Ellis, where he learned his trade as a mechanic with the Union Pacific Railroad. Chrysler's youth began 1878 in Ellis. When he was 17, he was hired as a sweeper and eventually became a machinist'

Ellis, KS Museums

St. Mary's Church

The cornerstone of this magnificient church was laid on June 27, 1909 being of black granite (1'x2'x2'6") and weighing nearly 1000 pounds. About the middle of August 1911, the church building was ready for occupancy though far from completed or furnished inside.

Ellis, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Ellis, KS

Indian Petroglyphs

These old Indian drawings can be found on the west shoreline of Wilson Lake carved in the Dakota Sandstone. It is impossible ...

Cedar Bluff Hunting

Outside of the state park lies nearly 9,000 acres of wildlife area. For hunters, the reservoir and surrounding area is locate...

Lincoln Art Center

The Lincoln Art Center features a public art collection as well as rotating exhibits of visual arts. A number of local artist...