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Emporia, Kansas

  • The All Veterans Memorial

    The All Veterans MemorialDedicated on May 26, 1991, the first Memorial in the nation honors all Veterans from all wars. The park features a World War II M-4A6 Sherman army tank, a memorial to Emporian, Sgt. Grant Timmerman. ...
    The All Veterans Memorial

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The First Presbyterian Church

Designed by Charles W. Squires and built in 1897. The limestone block construction with multiple towers and large mitered, arched stained glass windows is typical of the Victorian influence. This church is an example of the Richardson Romanesque style.

Emporia, KS Historic Churches

Lyon County Museum Research Center and Archives

The archives house one of the state's largest collections of letters, diaries, and local newspapers, dating from Lyon County's early settlement to the present. There are more than 25 scrapbooks alphabetized by family name that cover more than 100

Emporia, KS Museums

Lyon County Historical Museum & Gift Gallery

The Lyon County Historical Museum is located in the 1904 Carnegie Library Building and is on the National Register of Historic Places

Emporia, KS Museums

Emporia Parks

C of E Park at 15th and Chestnut, Fremont Park at 4th and Union, Hammond Park at 18th between Center and State, Jones Park, south of 24

Emporia, KS Parks

Soden's Grove Bridge

The bridge is a 216-ft. reinforced concrete Rainbow Arch bridge designed by James Marsh. It was completed in 1923 on old piers dating from the 1890s. Closed to vehicular traffic, it has been incorporated into the Soden'

Emporia, KS Historic Bridges

Things to do near Emporia, KS

First Infantry Division Museum - Fort Riley

The U.S. Cavalry Museum and 1st Infantry Division Museum document the storied history of American Cavalry and the "Big Red On...

Marion Reservoir Hunting

Upland game hunter will find a mixed bag, including pheasants, quail, squirrels, rabbits, turkeys and white-tail deer. A lar...

Hawthorne Ranch Trail Rides

Capture the spirit of the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas from the back of a horse. We provide horses, tack and guide for tr...

Flint Hills Nature Trail / Rails to Trails

"A trail passing through paradise". A 115 mile gravel and wood chip covered trail for non-motorized recreation passes through...

Fall River Hunting

Most lands and waters at Fall River are open for public hunting with the exception of Kansas State Park lands, developed camp...