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Fort Riley, Kansas

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U. S. Cavalry Museum

The U.S. Cavalry Museum building was constructed in 1854 and used for nearly thirty years as the Post Hospital. In 1889, as Fort Riley'

Fort Riley, KS Museums

Territorial Capitol

In 1855, the nation wept for "Bleeding Kansas"

Fort Riley, KS Historic Buildings

Polk Hall

Known in its early years as West Riding Hall, this building was completed in 1908 and served until after World War II as one of two indoor riding halls.

Fort Riley, KS Historic Buildings

Statue of "Old Trooper Bill"

The Old Trooper has become a symbol at Fort Riley of the proud heritage of the Horse Cavalry. It is modeled after the drawing of "Old Bill," the cavalry soldier drawn by famous western artist, Frederic Remington. This sketch is displayed in the Cavalry Museum'

Fort Riley, KS Memorials

Post Headquarters - Summerall Hall

Constructed in 1889, this building originally served as the post hospital until after World War II, when primary medical facilities were moved to Camp Whiteside. It is named after General Charles P. Summerall, who was an early commander of the 1

Fort Riley, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do near Fort Riley, KS

Durland Park

Located on East Main Street. This park is a great place to have lunch in the shade and visit some of Council Grove's historic...

Holmes Sundry

Holmes Sundry is a 1920's drug store, established by Hazel Holmes. It boast a working soda fountain and lunch counter in it'...

Midway Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

McPherson State Fishing Lake (Canton Lake)

46 acres, boating, boat ramps, picnic areas, basic camping, fishing piers, nature trails ...