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Emporia, Kansas

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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

Cookie Jar Heaven

2000 cookie jars and 300

Emporia, KS Museums

Emporia Bike Trail

A 7 mile scenic trail passing Emporia attractions.

Emporia, KS Biking

The All Veterans Memorial

Dedicated 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 "Vietnam Veterans Memorial" was dedicated March 29, 2001

Emporia, KS Memorials

Emporia Flint Hills Tours

A two day tour of Emporia, Cottonwood Falls and Council Grove. Historical Sites, food, shopping and fun are just a few of the things on the agenda. The itinerary is suggested and adaptable for individuals or groups.

Emporia, KS Tours

Things to do near Emporia, KS

Veterans' Memorial - Swope Park

An impressive local memorial to Veterans of all wars and conflicts. Financed and constructed by local Veterans....

Skyline/Mill Creek Scenic Drive

Skyline/Mill Creek Scenic Drive is one of the prettiest drives you can take through the Kansas Flint Hills. A frequently trav...

Cowboy Jail

The stone building was used to house prisoners before the courthouse was finished in 1883. ...

Fairgrounds City Park

Baseball fields and batting cages are available for the really active, but if a day of leisure and relaxation are in order, t...