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Independence, Kansas

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    Germanfest - Independence - Celebrating our German heritage with German music, German food, Kids area and hayrack rides. 4 - 11 P.M. Great family atmosphere. ... more on Germanfest


Upcoming Events in Independence Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ralph Mitchell Zoo and Riverside Park

Zoo residents include sun bears, buffalo, monkeys, cougars, a swan pond, caymans, eagles, and a flock of tame peacocks who roam the grounds. One of the more famous inhabitant was Miss Able, the first monkey in space. She resided at Monkey Island until her blast off in 1960. This 124

Independence, KS Zoos

Little House on the Prairie

Located 13 miles southwest of Independence, just off of Highway 75, is an authentic, reconstructed log cabin located near the original site where famous author Laura Ingalls Wilder lived as a child. Near the cabin, the remains of what could possibly have been the well that Pa and Mr. Scott dug. An 1

Independence, KS Pioneer History

Independence Science and Technology Center

Houses a wide variety of exhibits that invite visitors to examine and experiment. Register on a computer, hear sounds on the echo tube, ride the Anti-gravity Simulator, or experience the hair-raising Van de Graaff generator. You may even want to visit with the life-like Albert Einstein.

Independence, KS Learning Centers

William Inge Festival and Collection

William Inge, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, was born and raised in Independence. Each year Independence Community College hosts a three-day festival to honor him as well as other nationally known playwrights. Past honorees include Arthur Miller and Neil Simon. Inge´┐Ż

Independence, KS Arts

Sycamore Valley Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
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Independence, KS Golf Courses

Things to do near Independence, KS

William L. Abernathy Science Education Center

The Science Education Center was constructed with the mission of increasing student interest and achievement in the areas of ...

Art Galleries

Visit the center for the arts and the Terminal Art Gallery, both downtown, to view a variety of entertaining and interesting ...