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1909 Union Pacific Wooden Caboose

A 1909 wooden caboose given to the museum by the "Union Pacific Railroad." This caboose is one of 26 known wooden "Union Pacific" cabooses still in existence in the United States and is the only one known of in Kansas. Following a complete restoration the caboose celebrated its 100

Ellsworth, KS Railroad

Fort Harker Museum Complex/ Kanopolis KS

The Fort Harker Museum is located in Kanopolis Ks. First Established as Fort Ellsworth in 1864 at the juncture of the Smokey Hill River and the Fort Riley/Fort Larned Road on the Smokey Hill Trail, the post was moved from its site by the river and renamed Fort Harker in 1866

Ellsworth, KS Military History

Things to do near Ellsworth, KS

Courtland Fall Fest

Courtland Fall Fest Courtland City Park October 11th 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 9:30 – 1:00 p.m. Pie sale at Arts C...

Bison Community Museum

Many of the contents in the Bison Community Museum were donated by area citizens and are retained by the museum as a public t...