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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 Public Library

The Independence Public Library is still located at the corner of Maple and Fifth, in the structure as it was built by the Carnegie Foundation in 1907. The Library currently houses 61,700 volumes of print and non-print materials, with a patron registration of 9,880

Independence, KS Carnegie Libraries

Independence Museum

The Independence Historical Museum, owned and operated by the Ladies Library and Art Association, stands as one of the city's prime cultural attractions. Housed in the former city post office building, it has over 20

Independence, KS Museums

Sycamore Valley Golf Course

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

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

Things to do near Independence, KS

Prairie Ridge Golf Club

Formerly known as Country Meadows Golf Club, this public nine-hole course is fairly open, but is reasonably difficult. The or...

Kansas Walleye Association

You are invited to the five scheduled tournaments at some of the finest lakes in Kansas. The KWA welcomes anglers of all a...

Neosho Wildlife Area Hunting

During spring and fall, the number of migrant ducks is most impressive, sometimes reaching 100,000 birds. More than 60,000 ...