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Holton, Kansas

  • Linscott Park

    Linscott ParkThe City of Holton purchased the Linscott Park property from the Linscott family in 1928. the property was the site of the Linscott family home- Buena Vista. The terms of the purchase was that no "pri...
    Linscott Park
  • Rafter Park

    Rafter ParkRafters Park provides a variety of recreational opportunities in the scenic rolling terrain adjacent to Elkhorn Lake. Outdoor activities include swimming, softball/baseball, sand volleyball courts, mi...
    Rafter Park

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sears Roebuck and Co. House

A Sears Roebuck and Co. concrete block house was featured in the 1908 General Catalog for $1,995.00. That amount allowed for paid labor for assembling the house. The concrete blocks were made on site with a Wizard of Buckeye Concrete Block Machine which were sold in the same catalog.

Holton, KS Historic Homes

Expressions of Dolls & Other Caricatures

Private museum of dolls, dolls houses, caricatures, displayed in an attractive exhibit. There are over 400 dolls displayed. Dolls range from 1890 to present. About 20 personality dolls, i.e. Elvis, Jackie, Princess Di, Michael Jackson etc. Located on lower level of "Expressions Gift &

Holton, KS Museums

Jackson County Historical Museum

The Jackson County Historical society Museum contains one of the finest volunteer-run collections in Kansas. Authentic, detailed exhibits are changed monthly.

Holton, KS Museums

Swimming Pool

Built in 1936 as a WPA project, Holton's municipal pool is one of largest in the midwest with a 385,000 gallon pool. The pool underwent complete renovation in 1985, incorporating state-of-the-art health and safety technology.

Holton, KS Recreation

Roebke Historical Home

A companion house to the Jackson County Historical Museum, the Roebke Historical Home is a carefully restored turn-of-the-century home housing special exhibits, including an extensive collection of fine Victorian era clothing, a children's room, a lace room, and several other rooms.

Holton, KS Historic Homes

Things to do near Holton, KS

Elwood Wildlife Area

The Elwood Wildlife Area was purchased by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks in 2006, who then took management contr...

City Parks

City Park boasts plenty of shade, a wonderful swimming pool, tennis courts, picnic area, playground, gazebo, auditoriu...

Honnell House

At 1020 East 8th Street stands the most historical house in Horton. The house was built in 1886 by the C.R.I. & P. Railroad C...