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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 24th Avenue between Prairie and Lincoln Street, Las Casitas Park at Arundel and South Avenue, Peter Pan Park, south of Rudolph and Kansas Avenues, west of S. Congress, and Soden's Grove Park, south of Commercial and Cottonwood River.


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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

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


Howe House

Completed in 1867 as the home of local stonemason Richard Howe, this two-story limestone structure reflects Federal and Greek Revivals styles in addition to the building traditions of Howe'

Emporia, KS Famous Homes

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

Things to do Parks near Emporia, KS

Berner Memorial Park

Berner Memorial Park offers a swimming pool, picnic pavilions, tennis courts, baseball & softball fields, and a kiddie park. ...

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...